Sister Anne Mika, OCD, 92

“My birthday is 2-4, 2-4,” explains Sister Anne Mika, a member of the Discalced Carmelites of Danville, Pennsylvania, who was born February 4, 1924.

“I thought of being a sister in 10th grade,” says Sister Susan Polchin, a member of the Sisters of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Danville, Pennsylvania.

Sister Cyrilline Biel, 86

Sister Cyrilline Biel, 86, entered the Sisters of Saints Cyril and Methodius in 1950. The community’s motherhouse in Danville, Pennsylvania, was a long way from her childhood home of Whiting, Indiana. “I’d never seen any mountains until I came here,” she remembers.

“There’s not much to say about me,” asserts 89-year-old Sister Margaret Kob, with the kind of gentle humility born from a life of contemplation.