Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Young woman loves the cloistered lifestyle

Poor Clare novice sees great joy in a life counter-cultural to that of mainstream world

Sister Agnes Marie Jose, OSC.
The B.C. Catholic profiles Sister Agnes Marie Jose, OSC, a 24-year-old novitiate at St. Clare's Monastery in Mission:
Two years ago Sister Agnes Marie Jose, OSC, was a driven 22-year-old university student who had the world at her fingertips. The woman once known as Angel was on a path to serve God as a scientific researcher. Instead God brought her into contemplative life at the Poor Clare Monastery in Mission. 
"The consecrated life is a beautiful life," said Sister Agnes Marie. "It's one filled with sacrifices and hardships, but also overflowing with love, peace, and joy!" 
Read the full story at The B.C. Catholic website.

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