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Jubilee

7 Ideas for Giving Gifts to Nuns

January 17, 2013
So it's Christmas time or you know a Catholic sister who is celebrating her Jubilee or a special day. You're thinking to yourself, What in the world do I get for a nun?

Jubilee 2006

Blog Published: July 29, 2006

On July 29, 2006, the Monroe IHM sisters all came together to celebrate Jubilee. A Jubilee is the anniversary of when a sister entered or professed vows in her religious community. casavant, community, ihm, jubilee

Jubilee 2007

Blog Published: July 30, 2007

I just returned home after spending a few days in Monroe, Michigan, with my IHM Sisters. On July 28 the Monroe IHM sisters all came together to celebrate Jubilee. A Jubilee is the anniversary of when a sister entered or professed vows in her religious community.

NUNDAY Another Sister Julie CSSF

Blog Published: October 6, 2008

Another Sister Julie, CSSF, aka Sister Mary Star Trek aka Sister Julianna (who said nuns still don’t take other names?!) sent me some wonderful nun photos.

Nunapalooza: Religious Life is Alive and Well

Blog Published: June 30, 2014

The convent was abuzz this weekend with celebrations of all sorts! And not just among my own nuns but it seems it was a nunapalooza for many congregations! My Facebook newsfeed was filled with photos and links and congrats to sisters celebrating their jubilees as well as to women professing vows, being received as novices, and entering as candidates and postulants!

AS045 Ask Sister – gifts for nuns, thoughts and God, the “right” religious community

Podcast Recorded: October 22, 2010

AS045 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on October 22, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: philosophy and theology, gifts for nuns, God active in our thoughts, choosing a religious community, responding to the call of God, and more!

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A Jubilee Miracle: When Prayer becomes Praying

Blog Published: July 28, 2015

Sister Julie tackles her task of creating a prayer service for a jubilarian -- and hits the wall. Then two remarkable things happen.

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Gearing up for Nunapalooza

Blog Published: July 24, 2012

It happens once a year — the greatest party ever! At the end of every July my nuns get together to celebrate Jubilee, that is, milestone anniversaries of becoming an IHM Sister. Here’s more one what the Jubilee mass is like and a little Jubilee video I took a couple years ago on Jubilee. The video features a chance encounter with a Jubilarian that year, Sister Anita.