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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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RNC - When you become a nun, do your relationships with family and friends change?

Podcast Recorded: April 20, 2016

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener wonders how relationships with family and friends change after you become a Catholic sister. You can hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS184 at aNunsLife.org.

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RNC - Can you have snacks at the convent?

Podcast Recorded: April 20, 2016

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about snacks and hospitality in the convent. You can hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS184 at aNunsLife.org.

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AS184 Ask Sister - snacks at the convent, painful Glorious Mysteries, family mementos, upside down Grandma

Podcast Recorded: April 20, 2016

AS184 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on April 20, 2016. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. 

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