Friday, January 10, 2003

An article on The Sisters of the 11th Hour, an order for "late" vocations, minister in Mexico.

Unlike many Catholic orders that do not encourage older women to join, the order founded by Sister Antonia, the Servants of the 11th Hour, is designed for those who, if not quite in their 11th hour, are at least in the second half of their lives. Requests for information have flooded in from women as far away as Brazil and Colombia.Sister Antonia says seven have joined, most of them former career women and widows. She has ways of knowing whether someone is right for the job, she says: Those who ask when dinner time is, or where they'll be sleeping, may not be.

A bit more can be found here.

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