A Nuns Life

How to Become a Nun

How to Become a Catholic Nun

December 28, 2012
Ever wonder if God might be calling you to become a Catholic nun or sister? Don't know where to begin now that you feel drawn to looking into religious life?

What is the difference between a sister and a nun?

January 16, 2013
The terms "nun" and "sister" are often used interchangeably. However within Roman Catholicism, there is a difference between the two. Here's a simple summary of the differences.

Vocation Stories

July 22, 2014
Read about the vocation stories of Catholic Sisters and Nuns! How did they become a sister or nun? How did they discern their calling?

AS194 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Little Sisters of the Poor in Mobile, Alabama

Podcast Recorded: March 8, 2017

AS194 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on March 8, 2017. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Motherhouse Road Trip with the Little Sisters of the Poor in Mobile, Alabama.

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What motivates a person to become a nun?

Blog Published: June 29, 2012

Question from a blog reader: "What motivation did you have to become a nun? Why did you choose that type of career/life?"

It's impossible to feel supported when I want become a nun!

Blog Published: March 21, 2017

It is tough to feel unsupported and ignored when you are discerning a call to become a nun. Sister Julie offers advice and suggests welcoming places to go.

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Does God send you signs that you should be a nun?

Podcast Recorded: September 9, 2015

In this Random Nun Clip, Sister Bernadette Stang, OSB, talks about the path to religious life and signs along the way. Hear the full Motherhouse Road Trip podcast AS176 with the Sisters of the Monastery Saint Gertrude in Cottonwood, Idaho, on our website at aNunsLife.org.

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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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