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Little Sisters of the Poor

Trip Date: February 22, 2017

Catch all the action from our trip to Mobile, Alabama—travel journal, photos, podcast, and more—here on the Motherhouse Road Trip travel page!

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AS193 Ask Sister - kneeling at Mass, girlfriend advice from God, sisters' names, who's the boss

Podcast Recorded: February 8, 2017

Topics:  Non-kneeler feels judged at Mass. God's advice about girlfriend problems. How sisters get their names. Priests, nuns, bosses.

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How do I choose a religious community?

Blog Published: January 25, 2017

While religious communities have much in common—the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and living a life of service and prayer—they also are different.

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Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary

Trip Date: October 21, 2016

Catch all the action from our trip to Campbell, California—travel journal, photos, podcast, and more—here on the Motherhouse Road Trip travel page!

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Handmade Gifts by Nuns and Monks

Blog Published: September 12, 2016

Did you know that you can purchase handmade rosaries, breads, cards, beer, coffee, blankets, prayer shawls, mustard, coffins, and more?! 

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RNC - What's a good gift for a godchild who's becoming a nun?

Podcast Recorded: August 10, 2016

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about creative religious gift ideas and of course chocolate. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS188 at aNunsLife.org.

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Top 10 Fave Things I Love About Nuns

Blog Published: July 6, 2016

There are SOOOO many things to love about nuns! From their sense of adventure to their dedication to the common good -- the list is practically endless!

AS185 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of St. Benedict, in Yankton, S. Dakota

Podcast Recorded: May 26, 2016

AS185 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on May 26, 2016. Our guests: Sister Bonita Gacnik and Sister Carol Jean Van Den Hemel of the Sisters of Saint Benedict.

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