Sister Chola de Dah

What is your full Sister name?

 

SISTER CHOLA DE DAH.

Date you joined the Order?

 

MARCH 2015

 

Hometown?

 

SAN FRANCISCO 

 

When did you discover your calling?

 

I WAS VERY ILL FOR 4 YEARS  I MADE A PROMISE THAT IF I REGAINED MY HEALTH I WOULD USE THE REST OF MY DAYS BEING OF SERVICE TO OTHER HUMAN BEINGS.  I ALWAYS LOVED THE SISTERS AND HAD KNOWN SISTER VISH MANY YEARS.  MY WHOLE LIFE I HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN SOCIAL JUSTICE AND ACTIVISM AS A LABOR UNION LEADER.  I THINK I ALWAYS HAD A CALLING BUT FROM MY FIRST SISTER EVENT, CONCLAVE 2015, I FELL IN LOVE WITH SEEING THE SISTERS INTERACT IN THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY.  IT WAS LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT AND I AM HUMBLED AND HONORED TO TOUCH SO MANY HEARTS AND LIVES AS A SISTER. 

 

Who were your Mother and Sponsors?

 

MY MOTHER IS SISTER HERA SEE'S CANDY  MY BIG SISTERS ARE SISTER PANSIES AND SISTER ANGELINA.  MY FAIRY GODMOTHERS ARE SISTER AGNES AND SISTER VISH.

 

Why did you join?

 

I HAD A DEEP DESIRE TO HELP THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY AFTER LIVING THRU THE 80's AIDS CRISIS, I HAD LOST SO MANY DEAR FRIENDS, I HAD HELD HANDS WITH THE SICK AND THE DYING.  ONE OF MY BEST FRIENDS HAD TAKEN HIS LIFE BY MUTILATING HIMSELF IN THE MID 80's BECAUSE THERE WAS SO LITTLE UNDERSTANDING ABOUT TRANS PEOPLE.  

 

Religious Beliefs (if any)

 

I AM AN ORDAINED PRIESTESS OF YEMAYA AND A PRACTITIONER  IN THE LUCUMI TRADITION SINCE 12/13/2003.  I AM ALSO A PALERA INITIATED INTO THE PRACTICE OF PALO MOYUMBE SINCE 1995. 

 

Major projects with the Order?

 

NOVICE PROJECTS SPAGHETTI DINNER AND CONCLAVE CHAIR 2016 AND 2017.  PRIDE PARADE JUDGE 2016.  LGBTQA COMMITTEE MEMBER FOR THE DISTRICT ATTORNEYS OFFICE 2016.   BOARD MEMBER AT LARGE 2017.  MISTRESS OF HABITS 2017.  CO CHAIR OF STOP THE VIOLENCE 2016-2017.  NUNWAY COMMITTEE 2016-2017.  EASTER COMMITTEE 2016-2017.  

 

Rules by which you live?

 

THEY MAY SAY IM A DREAMER IM NOT THE ONLY ONE AND PRACTICE RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS

 

Email Address?

 

chola@thesisters.org 

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