Things I need to remember…

“The habit doesn’t make the sister, you know.”

Sister M. after I complained about the fact that I would be sad about not wearing a veil…

So Rev. C. lost her voice right after Ash Wednesday, and was told by her doctor that she cannot speak above a whisper for two whole weeks. We couldn’t get a supply priest for the Thursday service, and so the entire service was pretty much conducted with her whispering or S, one of the parishioners, speaking for her. Three guesses who got to read the homily? It was okay, cause I go to read from a piece of paper, but I was not expecting to preach when I walked in the door…

Called to Love

“Vocation is asking yourself, “How am I best called to love?””

— Sister Karen of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George

 

I spent the past weekend on a Vocational Search Weekend at the Community of Saint John the Baptist in New Jersey. During that whole time, the above quote was running through my head.

It is a question that I will be answering again, and again…