While it might not seem possible, a woman can pursue just about any ministry as a Benedictine Sister. Proof of this: Sister Elaine Fischer.
A stranger in a strange land, Sister Scholastica struggled with her vocation until she experienced an epiphany.
At a point along my discernment journey, I was given the advice, “It’s not a career question, Maria, it’s a vocation question.”
Gaudete et Exsultate is about a call to personal holiness, about finding God in practical ways in everyday life, by doing ordinary things. The entirety of life is mission--how do you see your life as a mission from God?