"This is the ministry proper to contemplative nuns: hidden from the eyes of the world they are like springs that make fertile the valleys and plains.
"If we would see more priests, perhaps we need to see more contemplative mothers first? Jesus Christ, the One High Priest, did not come into the world without the Virgin Mary's total self-gift to God. In her article, Sr Canopi, OSB, asks that we pray for those who pray for us--the contemplatives. We would be crazy not to!