A wise Sister once advised me: “Tonette, live your life and live it to its fullest potential. If God is calling you to a religious vocation, you will not be able to run from it. Enjoy yourself, and let God do the controlling.”
Some of the happiest, healthiest, most vibrant, resilient and life-giving people I have come to know are those who—through no choice of their own—have faced, entered and accepted experiences of personal brokenness.
In this blog post, Sister Belinda Monahan, OSB, reflects on her time as an archaeologist and how collecting information about people's daily lives in that role is similar to what Benedictines have been doing since the Dark Ages.