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Mary

How do I pray prayers like the Rosary without losing concentration?

Blog Published: April 2, 2014

Annabel sent us an email and asked us a question that I know I've tangled with too: How do I successfully pray the Rosary without losing concentration?

Have ideas about Mary the Mother of Jesus changed?

Podcast Recorded: November 1, 2013

This Random Nun Clip is from our conversation with Sister Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, on the In Good Faith podcast. Hear the full podcast at IGF028.

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AS072 Ask Sister – surfing Madonna, purgatory discovery, why Jesus was baptized, dealing with mockers and naysayers, and more!

Podcast Recorded: May 19, 2011

AS072 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on May 19, 2011. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: the surfing Madonna, purgatory discovery, why Jesus was baptized, dealing with mockers and naysayers, and more!

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The Secret Life of Bees and Images of Mary

Blog Published: November 14, 2008

I just saw the movie The Secret Life of Bees. I had read the book by Sue Monk Kidd a while back when it first came out. I loved the book and so I was nervous about seeing the movie because something is always different. But I figured Queen Latifah, whom I adore, was in the movie so it would at least be enjoyable to see her.

Who is Mary for me?

Blog Published: November 9, 2007

There’s the Mary I grew up with — the statue-esque Mary who is lily-white enameled, calm and serene, but also otherworldly, untouchable and frozen in her statue-esque form. I liked this Mary but I really couldn’t connect with her.

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IGF028 In Good Faith with Sister Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ

Podcast Recorded: November 1, 2013

IGF028 In Good Faith podcast with Sister Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, recorded live on November 1, 2013. Produced by aNunsLife.org Ministry. Topics include: Communion of Saints,  holiness, infinite horizon of God, and more. 

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AS113 Ask Sister – is it contrary to worship Mary, angels vs. saints, how to improve one’s faith, faith and the gift of community

Podcast Recorded: June 27, 2012

AS113 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on June 27, 2012. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: is it contrary to worship Mary, angels vs. saints, how to improve one’s faith, faith and the gift of community, and more!

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Salve Regina - A Prayer of Sisterhood

Blog Published: December 9, 2015

I did not grow up with the Salve Regina. I'm a Gen Xer and so Latin was not typically part of my Catholic experience. Then the nuns happened.

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