and blessed and full of many experiences. I have been with my community for enough time for me to now
know that this lifestyle is the best fit
for me. I have a deeper understanding of who I am and what I really
want. I have come to understand that
the vows of religious life suit me well.
Put simply, celibacy works for me.
It works for me because it permits
my love to be inclusive and expansive, like God’s love. Celibacy is
prophetic of the kingdom of God,
where we are told that we will be free
PRAYER is essential to
religious life, and it is
the foundation for the
vow of chastity. Pictured
in eucharistic adoration
are Sisters Sarah
Hennessy, Walsh, and
Eileen McKenzie, F.S.P.A.