Enthusiasm and hope go together,and they are common qualitiesamong young adults worldwide.
Perhaps the most striking qualitiesof younger religious is their hopefulness and fearlessness. They knowthe ground of religious life is shifting, but they are ready, and they arealready energetically serving thechurch and world. While more canbe said about this new generationof men and women in consecratedlife, it is fitting to allow them the lastword. From the NRVC study, hereare just a few of the many hopes that
PERHAPS the moststriking qualitiesof youngerreligious is theirhopefulness andfearlessness.
COURTESY OF FELICIAN SISTERSCOUR TESY OF BENEDIC TINE MONKS, NEWARK ABBE Y