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September 7, 2007

... the copy for the ad reads, “Vanity Never Stops” and the images are of “nuns” whose elaborately shaped veils hint at exotic hairstyles beneath the drapery.

August 31, 2007

Making a pilgrimage is a great form of prayer, discernment, and personal growth.

August 14, 2007

Thank you for your encouragement and prayers as I prepared for and participated in the triathlon. I accomplished my goal: I finished! I can’t tell you how amazing it is to set a goal that you never thought you could do, work towards it, and then have the opportunity to fulfill that goal.

July 30, 2007

I just returned home after spending a few days in Monroe, Michigan, with my IHM Sisters. On July 28 the Monroe IHM sisters all came together to celebrate Jubilee. A Jubilee is the anniversary of when a sister entered or professed vows in her religious community.

July 24, 2007

One of my most favorite nun / saint cartoons!

July 23, 2007

In my unending search for nun-related videos, I discovered this short film: “Nun More Deadly”. It is a very clever film noir detective movie.

July 16, 2007

As I get closer and closer to my first triathlon, I’m trying to get in as much training as possible without wiping myself out or neglecting my nunly responsibilities. I am also increasingly reflecting on the discipline of training and how much it has in common with the spiritual life.

July 10, 2007

Can you believe that one whole year has passed since I wrote my first post?! And, as of today, there have been over 200,000 visits!

July 9, 2007

While modern religious life doesn’t require quite those sacrifices, the 30- and 40-something nuns said that heeding the call is very different for them than it was for earlier generations.