Do you desire to know what a day is like in the life of someone God has called to be a Franciscan Sister of Christian Charity? Follow the lives of two young women who are beginning their first days at the Motherhouse in Manitowoc in a newly launched blog entitled ‘Habitually Speaking’.
Kara Martin writes: “I am a postulant for the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity. That means I am spending nine months at a convent discerning whether this is the life for me. Feel free to read about my journey. “
While enjoying the honest, personalized journal style of Kara, you will also meet Marie Wilhelm. Two women who come from two states overlooking Lake Michigan, Michigan and Wisconsin, they also share a love for the Lord and a desire to serve him. Both postulants, name given to candidates in the first stage of becoming a religious woman, are already witnessing their zeal for the Franciscan life in many ways.
Today was the first day that Marie and I got to wear our postulant habits! It felt like prom. We were showered with compliments at how nice we looked. With over 150 sisters in the motherhouse, that’s a lot. Read More…
And if you want to follow more of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity and understand our daily lives, we invite you to find us on Facebook and become one of our Fans! Here, you’ll be alerted to new entries on both the Franciscanized World and Habitually Speaking.
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