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AS153 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Paul: how life changes when you become a nun, speedy prayers for busy life

Podcast Recorded: 

AS153 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on March 6, 2014, in St. Paul, Minnesota.

About our Guest: 

Sister Jill Underdahl serves  in young adult spirituality and vocation ministry. Sister Cathy Steffens is a teacher of ecology and spirituality, a facilitator, and a spiritual director.  They are Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondolet, St. Paul Province.

Show Notes: 
  • Sister Jill's and Sister Cathy's journey to religious life and their ministries

  • As CSJs, "Our calling is to do all of which a woman is capable" 

  • Sharing the CSJ vision and values with students at St. Catherine University, sponsored by the CSJs

  • Some of the best things about being a Catholic sister: community and the collective power of a congregation 

  • Lifestyle changes involved in joining religious life -- relationships with family and friends, vow of poverty, the common life, adventure

  • Praying in the midst of a super-busy life -- insights drawn from the tradition of religious life and the lives of sisters