A Nuns Life

The Virtuous Life

Am I ready?

Blog Published: February 26, 2015

6:23 a.m. The words of Psalm 57 jump out at me: MY HEART IS READY, O GOD, MY HEART IS READY.

Whoa, whoa, WHOA. O God you duped me! I did not mean to utter those words nor do I wish to be held accountable to them!

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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.

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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RNC - 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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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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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.”

RNC - As a busy mom, I have difficulty making time for prayer. What can I do?

Podcast Recorded: March 6, 2014

This Random Nun Clip is from our Motherhouse Road Trip visit with the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in St. Paul, Minnesota. Hear the full podcast at AS153.

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RNC - Is it enough to try to please God, or does it not count unless I do it with joy?

Podcast Recorded: July 11, 2012

This clip is from our Ask Sister podcast episode 114, recorded live on July 11, 2012. Hear the full podcast at AS114.

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