A Right to Be Merry



Can Life Really Be Merry Inside A Poor Clare Cloister This Happy Book Reveals The Challenges, Cares And Joys Of That Cloistered Life From An Insiders View The Poet S Cry, O World, I Cannot Hold You Close Enough Is The Heart S Cry Of The Enclosed Contemplative No One Who Has Not Lived In A Cloister Can Fully Understand Just How Intertwined Are The Lives Of Cloistered Nuns Their Hearts May Be Wide As The Universe And Bottomless As Eternity, But The Practical Details Of Their Living Are Boxed Up Into The Small Area Within The Enclosure Walls Cloistered Nuns Rub Souls As Well As Elbows All Their Lives, And If They Do Not Step Out Of Themselves To Get A True Perspective, They Can Become Small Souled And Petty And Remain Immature Children All Their Lives Long But, As Mother Mary Francis Points Out, They Also Have As Great A Right To Be Merry As Any Lady In The World Nor Is Merriment All Hidden Away From The Glare And Noise Of Worldly Living, Mother Mary Francis Writes, We Are Enclosed In The Womb Of Holy Church I Walk Down The Cloisters, And My Heart Moves To A Single Tune Lord, It Is Good, So Good To Be HereA Right to Be Merry

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[Epub] A Right to Be Merry  By Mary Francis – E17streets4all.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 232 pages
  • A Right to Be Merry
  • Mary Francis
  • English
  • 10 November 2018
  • 0898708249

10 thoughts on “A Right to Be Merry

  1. says:

    Sister s book about helping to start a new Poor Clare monastery in Roswell, New Mexico in the 1940 s is utterly charming and exudes a sincere joy and unwavering love for her vocation, fellow sisters and a desire to share it with the whole world She so attractively describes the hidden life of cloistered religious sisters that you can t help but consider turning your back on your own But nothing about it is romanticized or exaggerated One of my biggest takeaways was her conviction that those w Sister s book about helping to start a new Poor Clare monastery in Roswell, New Mexico in the 1940 s is utterly charming and exudes a sincere joy and unwavering love for her vocation, fellow sisters and a desire to share...

  2. says:

    What a wonderful book sweet, honest, generous hearted, with plenty of spiritual insights and a couple of very funny anecdotes I wish I could give it six stars.

  3. says:

    I m not religious, but this book creates such a peaceful image I considered becoming a cloistered nun at times It s not a particularly exciting book, but her joy leaks through every page.

  4. says:

    A dear friend pressed me to read this, and I am so glad she did This glimpse inside the cloister is a great grace to lay people it strips away the rumors and fuzzy ideas about what they do all day and takes you to the very heart of the Church It s like a retreat, but without ...

  5. says:

    An excellent book with applications to all lives Very helpful for those discerning religious life Have read it again and again and always come away with new wisdom.

  6. says:

    Wonderful, wonderful book The writing is so good and the love of Christ and of the monastic life just drips off the page Read it

  7. says:

    One of the best and most important books on the religious life and a beautiful invitation for every Christian to discover and enterdeeply into the meaning of the Christian life.

  8. says:

    Ever wanted to know what it means to be a cloistered nun This book will give you the skinny It s the classic nun book and people have been reading it steadily since it s original publication in back in the 50 s Ignatius Press recently reprinted it saving us all from haunting eBay and hoping to get a copy for under 50 so what are you waiting for It followes the daily lives of the Poor Clare nuns as they found their Roswell convent The Poor Clares Colettine are one of the strictest cloiste Ever wanted to know what it means to be a cloistered nun This book will give you the skinny It s the classic nun book and people have been reading it steadily since it s original publication in back in the 50 s Ignatius Press recently reprinted it saving us all from haunting eBay and hoping to get a copy for under 50 so what are you waiting for It followes the daily lives of the Poor Clare nuns as they found their Roswell convent The Poor Clares Colettine are one of the strictest cloist...

  9. says:

    This book shatters many of the myths and preconceived ideas of what life is like as a cloistered nun, specifically The Poor Clares I found this book to be fascinating as it gives us a peek into life in the monastary and into the everyday lives of the nuns who live a life of enclosure I am privileged to live just a few blocks from this monastary in Roswell and have been there many times to pray in their chapel sometimes I get to hear the nuns singing I am not Catholic...

  10. says:

    Summary The life of cloistered nuns Hilarity and thoughtfulness ensues Why I Read This A bunch of the other Sisters were like, you would love this book And I was like, book, where Imagine the dog from Up when he sees a squirrel Review Ok, this book is the best I m not in a cloistered order we leave the house and stuff , but I think that this book perfectly encapsulates the life of women religious everywhere It s at times hilarious oh, postulants and your foibles , sentimental, Summary The life of cloistered nuns Hilarity and thoughtfulness ensues Why I Read This A bunch of the other Sisters were like, you would love this book And I was like, book, where Imagine the dog from Up when he sees a squirrel Review Ok, this book is ...

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