A Nuns Life

Liturgical Seasons

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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Holy Week Playlist

Blog Published: March 27, 2015

As we continue with anticipation towards Easter, we invite you to pray through Holy Week using these songs.

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Can you change your Lenten practices after Lent starts?

Podcast Recorded: February 3, 2016

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about whether you have to stick to the practices you started Lent with, or if you can change them mid-Lent. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast AS180 at aNunsLife.org.

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AS195 Ask Sister

Podcast Recorded: April 11, 2017

AS195 Ask Sister - Holy Week homestretch. First Communion gifts for grade schoolers. Asking for prayers. Penance. Metrics for holiness.

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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.

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Moving into the seasons of Easter and Spring

Blog Published: April 9, 2013

It's the season of Easter, and Spring is nearly here. The flower buds are popping through the ground, and the air, though chilled, gives hints of warmth and sun!

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RNC - What are social justice Stations of the Cross?

Podcast Recorded: April 15, 2011

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk with the Racine Dominicans about the Good Friday Walk for Justice. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast episode at AS068. 

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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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