By Sister Angela Laquet, ASC
People may wonder why Sisters choose religious life when such a journey involves giving up what others take for granted.
For instance, Sisters cannot accumulate wealth (vow of poverty) or marry (vow of chastity), although in some cases, they may adopt children.
But what religious life takes away, it gives back in spades. I doubt I would be as fully formed a person without the many blessings of religious life.
Here are just some of the things I’ve gained in the process:
- Using my Gifts.