A Nuns Life

The Virtuous Life

Do women become nuns because they can’t “get a guy”?

Blog Published: March 27, 2008

Too often people assume that nuns are women who couldn’t “get a guy” or who broke up with someone they thought was “the one” and was left with no alternative. Nuns are also stereotyped as sexually repressed, dowdy women who lack passion and care only about piety, cleanliness and order.

AS189 Ask Sister - worried about worldly things, forgiveness after family uproar, physical attractions

Podcast Recorded: September 7, 2016

AS189 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on September 7, 2016. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry.

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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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A Valiant Woman

Blog Published: March 10, 2016

Sister Julie reflects on a dear friend who is truly a Valiant Woman as Proverbs 31 so well proclaims. Who are the valiant women and men in your life?

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Offer It Up

Blog Published: November 10, 2009

Picture this: you’re going through a difficult time, you’ve got a lot on your mind, you just can’t seem to make sense of stuff. Then someone says it, that dreadful line: “Offer it up.”

A condition of complete simplicity

Blog Published: August 11, 2009

Yesterday I came across a line by poet T.S. Eliot that struck me so soundly that I drove immediately to the bookstore and got a copy of his book of verse Four Quartets.

AS172 Ask Sister - does being faithful produce a Return on Faith Investment, atheist attracted to religious life, spiritual momentum in Ordinary Time

Podcast Recorded: May 27, 2015

AS172 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on May 27, 2015. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org Ministry. 

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Can you be pure of heart and still have physical attractions?

Podcast Recorded: September 7, 2016

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener's friend says she's pure of heart even though she likes to look at guys, so can that be true?  Hear the full Ask Sister podcast episode AS189 at aNunsLife.org.

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