Originally published at Churchpop
Olivia and Veronica dreamed of creating a Catholic clothing brand for women.
Shortly before seeing that dream come true, one of them felt a different calling: a vocation to religious life.
Olivia recently made her temporary vows with the Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne.
Litany, the Catholic clothing brand they founded, shared their recent reunion at Olivia’s (currently Sister Maria Dominique) first profession of vows.
Although both founders grew up on opposite sides of the United States, their search for a faith community united their paths.
“What started as a friendship over Christ, coffee, and conscious clothing, soon blossomed into a business idea as they both experienced the problems facing the fashion industry first-hand,” the brand stated on its website.
The company’s Instagram also listed the path both young women took on their journey: fabric shopping in college, their participation in a panel on modest fashion which inspired the company’s creation, opening a bank account for Litany, their first photo shoot, and Olivia joining religious life.
“Litany is possible because of [Sister Maria Dominique’s] generous, artistic soul,” the post says. “Knowing she was entering religious life, she still poured her heart into laying the foundation and making our first collection with