Today, more than a fifth of the people in formation in the United States are Hispanic; one in eight, Asian American; and one in 15, African American.
While it is true that the numbers of those entering religious life or diocesan formation does not rival the numbers of those entering fields of accounting, medicine, or law, that some Millennials are choosing to respond to "a call" to religious life is hardly defiance of projected clichés.
Midlife crisis. We hardly even question the term any more. A staple of our pop culture, the midlife crisis appears in movies, TV sitcoms, news stories, commentaries and magazine ads for red sports cars. But is the idea of a midlife crisis really a myth?