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November 25, 2018

We've learned the importance of acknowledging gifts and showing gratitude. But what about giving thanks for challenges and disappointments too? 

November 7, 2018

Any pastoral plan is a political plan, a "politics of the Gospel" where we put the poor or those whose lives are threatened at the center of attention.  

October 30, 2018

Autumn has some wonderful, spiritual lessons for us. What behavior or reactions are old leaves that your soul has outgrown?

October 8, 2018

At first profession, we are commissioned through our superior to "live your life with courage…take to all the world a message of peace."  

October 4, 2018

When you think of Saint Francis, what’s the first image that comes to mind? For me, it’s an image associated with nature, especially animals.

October 2, 2018

When I started spiritual direction, I had no idea where I was headed, and at times I was not even certain I was going anywhere.

September 11, 2018

How do you know what course you've been enrolled in? Well, what are you learning -- about life, about relationships, about God, about YOU? What lessons are before you?" 

September 4, 2018

I sometimes have this mysterious feeling where life has to move on while life-changing moments are happening all around us.

August 31, 2018

At A Nun’s Life, we’ve heard from many people who are asking the question, “What is happening to our Church?” It’s a question about not only the structures of the Church in need of change, but also the thousands of people whose abuse as children brought great suffering into their lives. They are--we all are--the Church, drawn together in Christ’s love and nurtured by our centuries-old religious tradition.

August 27, 2018

There are many entryways to ecumenical experience. Margaret Gonsalves reflects on the door that let her personally walk into a sacred experience within a different religion.