Episode 97: Why I'm Giving Up Opera to Sing the Praises of God as a Nun with Gretchen Erlichman


July 13th, 2021

48 mins 4 secs

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About this Episode

Gretchen Erlichman studied music for years and has sung in the Opera. Throughout her young adulthood, she began to sense God tugging on her heart to be a nun. In this episode, Gretchen shares with Fr. Edward Looney the path that took her to join the Dominican Sisters at the Monastery of Our Lady of Grace. In the episode, she address her student loan debt, the Laboure Society, how she found the order, her process of discernment, and many other questions young women have when discerning a vocation.

Learn more about the Nuns she is joining: https://www.dominicannuns.org/

Read Gretchen's articles:

Why I Am Entering a Monastery in 2021: https://www.crisismagazine.com/2021/why-i-am-entering-a-monastery-in-2021
The Call of the Cloister: https://aleteia.org/2021/05/19/the-call-of-the-cloister/

Learn more about the Laboure Society and How you can rescue vocations: https://rescuevocations.org/