The calling to be a nun is a pretty amazing thing. It’s a real adventure because it is always full of twists and turns and the unexpected. You never know where the Spirit will lead you. Being a nun is also pretty countercultural — we live in community, we hold all things in common, and we are celibate — all these things are meant to help us be free, free to serve God and God’s people. It’s a radical way of life.
“Your vocation is profoundly rooted in the particular Church to which you belong ... From the diocese, with its traditions, its saints, its values, limits and difficulties, you open up to the scope of the universal Church ... "