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Nun Talk

Nun Talk is where you can find lots of material to think about, pray about, and talk about! Nun Talk features a variety of guest sisters and bloggers from the online community and beyond. And there's lots of archived posts here too, including some of the very first ones published by A Nun's Life!

Lessons learned from work and life as a sister

Blog Published: June 26, 2018

Sister Marilyn Lacy, RSM, is a teacher and author who has worked with refugee workers in camps and in domestic welcome and resettlement with Catholic Charities in San Jose, California. 

A radical call to follow Jesus

Blog Published: June 4, 2018

"I looked for a community that would support me as I listened for the voice of God in my life and challenge me when I failed to do so."

Reflecting on care for the Earth

Blog Published: May 29, 2018

How are you and/or your community carrying out Francis' call for caring for the Earth? 

How unique is your congregation?

Blog Published: May 4, 2018

How unique is your congregation? Is it the only one like it in the world, or do you share a charism or a founder with another group of sisters? Has it made a difference, and do you have a special way of collaborating with them?

Keeping Easter fresh

Blog Published: April 23, 2018

Easter can be predictable with the pastel colors, chocolate, and usual activities at church. But if that’s how we look at it every year, how do we keep Easter, the Paschal Mystery, the source and summit of our faith, fresh?

Education of sisters around the world

Blog Published: April 3, 2018

How successful is your congregation at attending to the educational needs of its sisters? In what way is your congregation participating in the ongoing education of sisters from around the globe?

Feeling out of place

Blog Published: March 23, 2018

Have you ever felt out of place in your faith? Guest blogger Sister Christina Chavez, CPD, shares her story on overcoming this obstacle. 

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.

Yes, of course it hurts

Blog Published: March 21, 2018

In honor of World Poetry Day, enjoy one of our favorite springtime poems, Yes it Hurts by Karin Boye.

In honor of World Poetry Day, enjoy one of our favorite springtime poems, Yes it Hurts by Karin Boye.