A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
Recordare, Iesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae: Ne me perdas illa die...

Friday, September 16, 2005

People often ask...

"what could possibly possess a person to make her want to give up her freedom and the pleasures of the world in order to lock herself up in a cloister....

"The simple and profound answer is that she has heard in her heart the words of Jesus Christ: 'Come, follow Me.'"

"The Visitation Sisters' apostolate to teach young girls is greatly enriched by the primary vocation of the Sisters, which is to a life of prayer."

"If you are discerning a vocation to the religious life and would like to visit our community please contact us for additional information."

From the web site of the Visitation Monastery
in Frederick, Maryland.