Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Nuns average age 35!

Thanks to Fr Tim for this video about those Nashville Dominicans. There average age is 35! Why are these thriving and others dying?

I think it is something about total committment, and what many communities of women are very uncomfortable with nowadays, the language of espousal, consecration of virginity and sacrifice.

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The Lord’s descent into the underworld

At Matins/the Office of Readings on Holy Saturday the Church gives us this 'ancient homily', I find it incredibly moving, it is abou...