|The Franciscans and the Recker Book Part 5|
|Written by Helen Kaverman|
|Monday, February 25, 2013 10:25 AM|
In days gone by when a girl “joined the convent” she would be headed for an occupation of teaching, nursing, cooking or housekeeping. Just a few years ago those were the careers of women outside the convent also. If she were a wife and mother her occupation included all of those.
Times have changed for the nuns as well as others. When I look back “a stay at home mom” was pretty good, after all. We just didn’t have as much money to spend.
Vatican II really changed convent life. The sisters still spend much of their time in prayer, which is good for all of us.
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