Thanks for the post, I too know a nun who carries a machine gun
This–the fact that there are a lot more, and they are a lot more Conservative than their predecessors–actually gives me hope.
More and more young women are being called to the religious life, after 50 straight years of decline. What on earth is going on?
It ain’t what is going on on this earth, that is for sure. Spiritual battles are on the rise.
That actually could be what’s driving them–away from a place of uncertainty to a place of certainty. It could be the increase in urgency in prayer of the clergy too.