Religious ... are joined to Christ in his poverty, chastity, and obedience by a “total life-long gift of themselves.” For the consecrated religious, then, times of rest are to serve the total gift of self, as the gift is expressed both … [Read more...]
June 11, 2014 By Sr. M. Regina van den Berg, F.S.G.M.
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