Daily Archives: February 2, 2023

Today, the 2nd February we are celebrating the feast of the Presentation of the Lord, and the same time 27th World day for consecrated life. Therefore, we propose an article written by Benedictine Sister Joan Chattister: It is one thing to watch the world change around us. It is entirely another to deal with the fact that our changing world is changing us, too. We have found ourselves in a world of possibilities. We have also discovered, then, the ways in which choice entraps us. One woman, for example, agonized with the idea that she herself had given a lot of thought over the years to entering a monastery, but why go? “Why commit myself to a religious community with so much uncertainty if, as a layperson, I can develop my spiritual life anywhere? I can develop a spiritual community anywhere. I can practice deep meaningful spirituality in any community…

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