PRLog - Nov. 22, 2011 - LACON, Ill. -- A fear of not having all the answers is stopping a lot of young women from seeking a beautiful vocation as a religious sister, says an Franciscan sister from Illinois in a new video.
Sr. Michael says, "Take the next step."
“That’s where the fear is,” explains Sr. Michael, of the Daughters of St. Francis of Assisi. “The person is hesitating to take that next step because they don’t have all the answers. You are not going to have all the answers, until you take that next step. And then the answers will come.”
In a candid, unscripted video interview, Sr. Michael, Vicar Provincial of the congregation, provides fresh insight on overcoming reluctance in pursuing a vocation, but on the spiritual benefits of living in a community dedicated to following Christ through the life of St. Francis.
“Let me tell you what it’s like to be in a community of sisters,” Sr. Michael explains in a surprisingly-
The video also features an interview with the congregation’
The Sisters’ provincial motherhouse is in Lacon, IL, and the congregation has its general house in Bratislava, Slovak Republic. They have been operating St. Joseph Nursing Home in Lacon since 1964.
The video, "Living the Radical Love of St. Francis," can be seen on the Lacon Franciscan Sisters’ website, at http://laconfranciscans.org/
# # #
Vocation Promotion is a news blog that helps Catholic religious communities reach out via the internet to reach new potential priests, brothers, sisters and all consecrated persons.