The Rule of Augustine Retold

One more for Vocation Awareness Week: Longtime readers know how fond I am of the Dominican Nuns of the Monastery of Our Lady of the Rosary, in Summit, New Jersey, and it’s not just because they make fabulous hand cremes, lip balms and so forth (I note they appear to have completely “sold out” of their Christmas stock!).

What I really love about these nuns is that they are utterly serious about God, about their spousal relationship to Jesus Christ and their fidelity to the Rule of Augustine, but they are wonderfully un-serious about themselves:

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