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Nashville Catholic Order Bucks National Trend

By Mike Osborne

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Nashville, TN – In recent decades the Catholic Church has had a hard time attracting new clergy. Nationwide, the average age of Catholic priests and nuns is 70 years and rising. However, a Nashville order of Dominican Sisters is bucking that trend. Nearly a third of the sisters are less than 30 years old.