A Nuns Life

Liturgical Seasons

AS192 Ask Sister - Ordinary Time, Catholic practices, saints who find lost stuff, unfollowing God

Podcast Recorded: January 28, 2017

Topics: Awesome Ordinary Time in the church year. How to practice being Catholic. How patron saints help us. Can you unfollow God's call.

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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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Advent – A time to read, pray, reflect, and act

Blog Published: November 29, 2010

One of my favorite Advent traditions is the Advent Calendar, which helps me keep tuned in to the spirit of the season, of awaiting and preparing for new life in Jesus the Christ. Though when younger I was more fond of the Advent calendars that had chocolate surprises each day, I am now into online interactive Advent calendars (plus they don’t have as many calories).

AS191 Ask Sister - Advent glowsaries light up Ohio, praying to a distant God, grinch-fearing Grandma

Podcast Recorded: December 7, 2016

A new trend aglow in Ohio--the glowsary. Can prayer make God more distant vs. closer? Grandma worries that grandkids have no Christ in Christmas.

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RNC - When praying the rosary during Lent, should you pray only the Sorrowful Mysteries?

Podcast Recorded: March 6, 2013

This Random Nun Clip is from Ask Sister podcast episode 132. Hear the full podcast at AS132.

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Spiritual-o-meter to rate New Year resolutions?

Podcast Recorded: January 15, 2014

In this Random Nun Clip, the nuns discuss their New Year's resolutions and what Chloe the Convent Cat thinks. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS151.

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Advent Week Two Brings Peace

Blog Published: December 7, 2014

Happy Second week of Advent! Enjoy this Advent music and video playlist! This week we light the 2nd candle of the Advent wreath, which represents Peace. This week’s readings are prayers to God for peace, for reconciliation and for restoration.

Lent: desert and/or dessert?

Blog Published: February 21, 2012

Mardi Gras is here and that means it is Catholic party time! Enjoy the day, but don’t forget the best part of the part — the desert! Or is it the dessert?!

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