"I get very nostalgic for the nuns of my youth when I read stuff like this. There was a Benedictine convent just 3 blocks from where I grew up – the sight of the sisters out walking about town and working in the hospital they built and ran – in full habit- is one I will never forget. In fact, when I was little I felt very strongly that I wanted to join them – I loved those habits! . . .
"My kids hardly know what nuns look like . . . I can encourage my sons to consider the priesthood, but talk to my daughters about being a nun? They have no example."
Saturday, April 10, 2010
Lord, Give Us More Sisters!
Our friend Jan says over at the Anchoress,