Religion - US
Soap-making nuns of New Jersey monastery combine the practical with the prophetic – and a mystery
By Lauren Green
Published April 01, 2012
On any given morning, noon and evening, the dulcet tones of the Dominican Sisters waft through the corridors of Our Lady of the Rosary in Summit, N.J., as the nuns attend their daily devotions in chapel. It’s an example of their devout higher calling.
For a few morning hours during the week, the hum of the sisters’ soap-making operation shows a commitment to an earthly vocation.