like these Franciscans!
Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR – a subsidiary of the Magisterium of Nuns); take note. This is a *real* nun.
It’s good to see something so positive on the internet. Thanks for sharing this blog!
And they’re getting solid vocations on a regular basis. I can see why – they’re truly Franciscan
Yup, those are nuns that represent the body of Christ. God bless them.
As for their growing numbers in vocations, it’s as I said before; the traditional orders are actually turning-away postulents as they cannot accomodate them all. But this is a little secret that runs contrary to the approved wisdom that we can only stop the shortage of priests & nuns if we allow married/homosexual clergy etc.
by their fruits shall they be known
To “Confederate Papist” (huh?)–the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity’s leadership BeLONGS to LCWR. So now what do you think? Is she no longer a “real” sister, or a “real” Franciscan? Sheesh!
No, no, no,no, no! What I am saying is that the media keeps feeding the public this BS that the LCWR are *real* nuns…..whereas I’m saying these wonderful ladies in Mark’s post actually *are* nuns and are proud of being nuns, etc…
My, my. Find a small paper bag and breath into it, repeatedly.
Patrick, don’t you have some rant against minorities to froth at on your own blog?
Qualis….talking to me?
If so, I surprised to see that someone with your intelligence would lower yourself to ad hominem statements.
hello! And absolutely no. I was referring to the “clone” above that followed me over from another blog (I didn’t know your name was Patrick, BTW…nice to meet you).
No problema..I was thinking (very dangerous, I know) that maybe auto-correct went from Papist to Patrick…so my bad. I do, because of my nome d’plume get accused of racism, bigotry, etc., so between the “Patrick” and the “rant” thing (which did mystify me since I don’t write about that sort of thing on my blog), I was confused.
So nice to meet you too, Qualis. I do enjoy your comments on here!
Margaret, they also belong to the I.R.L. Neither group is perfect (one perhaps less so than the other). But please make a distinction between the FSCC’s and the more moderate orders and even tempered orders, and nuns on the bus.