I always wanted to be an archaeologist. The idea of becoming a Sister emerged much later in my life. It seemed to me (although for almost no one else in my life) to be a bolt out of the blue.
Not gonna lie. I was kinda scared when I realized God might be calling be to become a nun!
On the Feast of Saint Mark we hear his gospel account of Jesus' ascension into heaven. How is Jesus calling you to "proclaim the gospel to every creature"?
A Nun's Life welcomes guest blogger Sister Christina Chavez, CDP, who writes about her experience of discerning and being a canonical novice with the Congregation of Divine Providence in San Antonio, Texas.
It is tough to feel unsupported and ignored when you are discerning a call to become a nun. Sister Julie offers advice and suggests welcoming places to go.
Sister Cheryl reflects on Lent as a time of discernment, growth, and tuning into God's call.
Sister Julie discovers spiritual insights from a "doom-inflected stomper, punctuated by guitar squalls and ... curious, submerged vocals."
While religious communities have much in common—the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and living a life of service and prayer—they also are different.
Catch 2 minutes of AWESOME on our Who We Are video! We're Catholic sisters and we want to connect with you! Hang out with nuns, learn about faith, nun life, and finding joy in everyday life!