The unexpected yes

"Yes" carved in a white plaque on a brick wall (Unsplash/Florian Schmetz)

(Unsplash/Florian Schmetz)

When Barb Giehl began discerning a call to religious life the second time around, she asked if the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas would accept her — and she knew the answer should have been no. 

"Why would they take an old lady like me? So I really didn't feel like it was a big risk. But then I could put it away and just go on." In this clip from "In Good Faith," she describes how she didn't get the answer she expected.

Click here to listen to the full "In Good Faith" podcast where this clip is from.

GSR shares clips from our friends at A Nun's Life Ministry. Check out full episodes of all their podcasts (Ask Sister, In Good Faith, Random Nun Clips and more, like the archived Motherhouse Road Trips) on their website,

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