'Leaning In to a Vocation' -Article on Labouré from Legatus Magazine

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Leaning In to a Vocation

Brian Fraga, Legatus Magazine

At 10 years old, Alice Snee had a dream that God was calling her to be a teacher and a missionary.

But Snee’s vocation was nearly sidelined by student debt.

“Law school is a little pricey,” said Snee, 37, who attended Ave Maria School of Law in Naples, Fla., and worked as an attorney before a restless heart prompted her to pursue a teaching job and then seek out a religious community.

Stalled by student loans

But before her discernment with the Society of St. Teresa could begin, Snee had to pay down tens of thousands of dollars in student debt. It was a daunting task, but not impossible as she learned from the Labouré Society.

“I firmly believe the Labouré Society was part of God’s plan in my vocation story. God used it as a tool to help me grow,” said Snee, who is now a postulant with the Society of St. Teresa, a religious order dedicated to teaching and working with children.


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