Here's a good thing...

From Catholic Conservation Blog

The death of the "Year 1968" monasteries
Posted: 11 Aug 2009 03:43 AM PDT

New survey finds young candidates for the religious life flocking to conservative and traditional orders.

“We’ve heard anecdotally that the youngest people coming to religious life are distinctive, and they really are,” said Sister Mary Bendyna, executive director of the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate. “They’re more attracted to a traditional style of religious life, where there is community living, common prayer, having Mass together, praying the Liturgy of the Hours together. They are much more likely to say fidelity to the church is important to them. And they really are looking for communities where members wear habits.”

Of the new priests and nuns who recently joined religious orders, two-thirds chose orders that wear a habit all the time or regularly during prayer or ministry, the study found.

The next generation will render Vatican II irrelevant- no point in worrying whether it is valid or not.

Hopefully some day the Church militant will consider that period to be apocryphal.

Dieu Le Roy!

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