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:
- Your connection with those you live with?
- Simplicity, attachment to your belongings?
- Gratitude for what you have?