There is a shortage of Roman Catholic nuns. The pay isn't great but there is employment security and spiritual satisfaction.
So, how do you take the first step in exploring whether to join the convent? Triona Adams, who joined the Benedictine order at age 26, said in the Daily Mail, that the process was a lot like dating. You keep your eyes open for a match that seems like it will work out. Adams found staying weekends with different orders of nuns helped her sort things out.