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Catholic Faith

In Lent, should I pray only the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary?

Podcast Recorded: March 6, 2013

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks if it's ok to pray all the mysteries of the rosary during Lent, or only the Sorrowful Mysteries. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast AS132 at aNunsLife.org.

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If you wear ashes, is that like parading around your holiness?

Podcast Recorded: February 3, 2016

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks if people who wear ashes on Ash Wednesday are showing off their holiness. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS180.

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Catholic Faith Series: The Holy Spirit

September 1, 2013
The Holy Spirit is one in being with the Father and the Son as the third person of the Trinity. The Holy Spirit is equal to God in all ways; the Holy Spirit is God.
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Lent 2015

Blog Published: February 21, 2015

It's popular to talk about what we're doing for Lent -- we commiserate with our friends who have given up chocolate or coffee, we admire our friends who choose daily Mass or extra prayer time -- but we don't often delve deeper into the whys behind our Lenten practices. 

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How does the world affect the way you understand God?

Podcast Recorded: June 9, 2015

In this Random Nun Clip, Sr. Veronica Fajardo, CSC, talks about experiencing God in other cultures. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS173. Check out the travel journal, photos of the trip, and more on the Motherhouse Road Trip page! 

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What can Lent teach us about discernment?

Blog Published: March 14, 2017

Sister Cheryl reflects on Lent as a time of discernment, growth, and tuning into God's call.

Lenten reflection

AS158 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose, California

Podcast Recorded: June 20, 2014

AS158 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on June 18, 2014, in Fremont, California.

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Why does God have so many names?

Blog Published: July 7, 2014

I used to think that God only had one name. God. Sure, there's the whole Holy Spirit and Jesus the Christ thing, but they are included in the Trinity package. God is God, right? Well, over the course of my life, I've discovered -- to my great delight -- that God has many names!