What Monastery Life can Say to us during Quarantine

So, here we find ourselves:

Sequestered, quarantined, social distancing, cloistered. It is the closest thing to life in a monastery most of us have experienced, but there are people who have intentionally lived this way for decades:

New Jersey Monastery

Find out what the Poor Clare (Franciscan) sisters of the Monastery of St. Clare in New Jersey have to say about this 800-year tradition of quiet, community, simplicity and contemplation:

After you watch this, what do you think about:

  1. Your connection with those you live with?
  2. Simplicity, attachment to your belongings?
  3. Gratitude for what you have?

Visit” the South Carolina Franciscan Monastery

“Visit” The Monastery of St. Clare in Montana!

“Visit” the Monastery of St. Clare in Ohio!