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August 20, 2006

What is up with these horror flicks about deranged nuns?? Today I came across the 2006 movie The Nun on the shelf of my local video rental store.

August 17, 2006

Many of us have so many questions related to our experience of God as well as understanding and living our faith. It seems the more we delve into our faith, the more question arise.

August 12, 2006

I just read a very interesting article called “Where have the nuns gone? Orders thriving despite ‘double-cross’ claim” on Catholic Online that was originally published in National Catholic Register (8/3/6). In the article the perspectives of two nuns on religious life are set in contrast.

August 10, 2006

In an earlier post I reflected on the question of what makes a nun different. One thing that in the past has set nuns apart from others is the habit.

July 29, 2006

On July 29, 2006, 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. casavant, community, ihm, jubilee

July 26, 2006

Unfortunately, it is movies like this that cement in people’s minds really bad stereotypes of nuns. Granted, the movie is a classic and people seem to love the portrayal of Sister Mary Stigmata. But the problem is that, since many people don’t know real live nuns or sisters, they automatically assume that nuns are categorically this way.

July 21, 2006

You never know where nuns will get “honorable” mention–whether fact or fiction. In this case, the questionable comment came during a tour of Chicago’s gangster history.

July 17, 2006

Many people have asked, so what makes a nun different from any one else of good will?

July 10, 2006

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