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Hi I'm Irene

I was born and raised in Los Angeles in a very Catholic family. Joined the LDS Church when I was 25. I am happy to be a Mormon.

About Me

I am a retired registered nurse and received my training at St Vincent's College of Nursing and Brigham Young University. I have worked in various Intensive Care Units in California and Utah. I am married and have three children. Since I had children I have worked part time in the nursing profession and offically retired from nursing 5 years ago. I have enjoyed part-time work in emergency rooms and for a pediatric physican but mostly I have enjoyed raising my children and being very involved in their many activities and and in being a member of the LDS Church, for the past 49 years.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Catholic faith and did enjoy and practiced my religion. When I was first introduced to the Mormon faith I was not receptive to what was presented however, as I begin to truly study and read the Book of Mormon and prayed for a confirmation and understanding of what I was studying the Lord made it very clear to me that what I was reading was His words and I felt His overwhelming love for me as an individual that I received the confirmation that I needed. It was not quick or easy process but when I realized the truthfulness of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints church there was no doubt in my mind that I needed to be baptized and have never regretted that decision. My knowledge in Christ and His true teachings have increased and blessed my live far more than I ever could have imagined.

How I live my faith

I have been active in the LDS Church and have had the opportunity to serve in various areas where I have learned that the Lord will help you do what you are asked to do even when you do not feel qualified to do so. If you put your faith in Him completely he will help you to help others. I try to follow the teachings, commandments and principles of the gospel and it has brought great happiness, joy and peace into my life.