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Blog Published: July 26, 2021
By The Nuns
The top 15 blogs of A Nun's Life Ministry

It all started in 2006.

One letter. One word. One sentence. One story. One message. One blog triggered the creation of thousands of blogs—and to top it off, a fanbase slowly appeared.

At that time, Sister Julie was the creative wizard behind the keyboard, trying to express to the online world what a nun’s life was actually like. The interest of the online community grew and so did the topics that Sister Julie and Sister Maxine wrote about.

In celebrating the 15th Anniversary of this ministry, we thought it would be fun to create a list of the top 15 blogs defined as our “fan favorites”! In fact, we clearly have a #1 fan favorite! It’s not the first blog written but has stood the test of time. Back in 2012 Sister Julie and Sister Maxine realized that there was very little written on the topic of becoming a nun that could be found online, yet they saw the need to provide such content to the developing fan base. So, they wrote the blog titled: How to Become a Catholic Nun, and over the years this blog has had over 1 million views!

What else is on the top 15 list? Well, you can find blog topics such as: how to make a Nun costume, a discussion on the movie Doubt, how to know if God is calling you to religious life, what the day in the life of a Catholic sister is like, and much more. So, go find your favorite corner, curl up with your favorite device and start reading our fan-favorite blogs—you just might discover your own favorite!

Fan Favorites - Top 15 Blogs:
1. How to Become a Catholic Nun (2012)
2. How do nuns deal with sexual urges? (2008)
3.What is the difference between a sister and a nun? (2013)  
4. How to Make a Nun’s Habit (2008)
5. What is a day in the life of a sister like? (2014)
6. How do I know if God is calling me? (2014)
7. Doubt the Movie Discussion (2009)
8. What is the reasoning behind a nun or sister choosing a religious name? (2013)
9. Gift-Giving and Nuns (2013)
10. Handmade Gifts by Nuns and Monks (2013)
11. What motivates a person to become a Nun? (2012)
12. The “Sister Mary” Naming Custom (2010)
13. Vow of Poverty, Not Destitution (2014)
14. Wearing a Nun costume for Halloween (2012)
15. The Prodigal Child: A Lesson on God’s Unfairness (2013)

If you enjoyed our Top 15 Fan Favorite Blog list, check out our Top 15 Fan Favorite Podcast list!

If you’d like to read even more of our blogs, head on over to our fun Nun Talk blogs and you may even be inspired to carve out some additional time to read our inspirational Discovering God’s Calling blogs!

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