Answering Your Call to Explore Religious Life … Face to Face!

By Sister Stefanie MacDonald, OSB

Each Lent we are each asked to pick a book to read. I have chosen the book Walking Together: Discovering the Catholic Tradition of Spiritual Friendship by Mary Deturris Poust. I did not get far along when this passage made me stop and think:

“The very technology that is supposed to make our lives so mush easier and so much more integrated is, in actuality, cutting us off from face to face contact, leaving us with mostly virtual relationships that may supply superficial satisfaction but never feed our deeper need for something that touches the heart and soul.” Continue Reading

R U There? New Technology in Vocation Communication

Last week I was in Cleveland for the National Religious Vocation Conference meeting.  There were several really good presentations around the theme of  “Vocations in a Global World.’  What stood out for me was the presentation on ‘Vocations in a Digital Age’ or what I call connecting in cyberspace! Actually, it was more like what is this cyberspace and how in the world will I connect with women living there? Continue Reading