Sister Dina Bato
Get to know Sister DinaCurrent Ministry: Staff accountant for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis
My good friend says I’m … thoughtful
My favorite thing about Saint Mary-of-the-Woods is … my Sisters
Three things that are sure to make me smile are … small acts of kindness, fond memories, puppies
When I am not at work or involved in ministry, you are most likely to find me … reading or surfing the internet
I am passionate about … authentic living
The first thing that comes to mind when I think of God is … UNCONDITIONAL LOVE – WOW!!
My biggest pet peeve is … arrogance
Qualities I most admire: humility, thoughtfulness, sense of self, hard worker
Sister Dina Bato is preparing to take final vows as a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. In these video clips she shares some of her vocation story in coming to the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and some of what has brought meaning to her life since joining.
“My daughter you’re home. I couldn’t ignore it.”
Sister Dina’s ministry today.
FavoritesFavorite hobby: Baking
Favorite saint: Thomas Merton
Favorite sinner: St. Peter
Favorite hero/heroine: The Blessed Mother
Least favorite food: Okra
Favorite pizza topping: Veggies
Favorite course in school: English
Favorite form of prayer: Lectio Divina
Favorite quote: “The Church is a hospital for sinner, not a museum for saints.”Abigail Van Buren
Favorite TV program: Mysteries at the Museum, Forensic Files, practically anything on Food Network
Favorite music/song: Classical fused with pop/rock
Favorite time of day: Evening
Favorite season: Autumn
Want to know more about life as a Sister of Providence? Contact Sister Dina at email@example.com
Thank you,Dina.To me you represent JOY! I loved reading your Blog.Each time I have seen you in the past few years,I’ve noticed how happy you are with your life as it is.May God bless you.Peace,Flossie
Thanks for your energy and challenge, Dina! You are a witness to Providence in how you take each day as it comes – a gift from God, a grace to share with others. I’m blessed we are companions on the journey!
Dina:. I was truly moved by your words and realize that yes you are blessed to be with the Sisters but they also are blessed to have you in their lives.
The videos reflect the genuine “you” Dina. Thank you for your faithful listening and for being with us.