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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!

Sisters believe in the power of prayer and the impact it has on their daily experiences

Blog Published: November 12, 2019

No matter what ministry a sister is involved in--retreat direction, political activism, teaching, catechesis, public speaking, or eco-spirituality, her prayer life is very intertwined in the daily experiences. 

Sister Teresa Joseph FMA

Sr. Teresa Joseph leads a concluding prayer at the first International Buddhist-Christian Dialogue for Nuns event, which was held Oct. 14-18, 2018, at Fo Guang Shan, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Beyond The Habit - Episode 4: Sister Celine and Sister Marie Estelle

Blog Published: November 11, 2019

A great joy in religious life is being overwhelmed by God’s love for me personally and being able to be a conduit of that love to others.

Sister Celine and Sister Marie-Estelle

Beyond the Habit - Episode 4: Sister Celine and Sister Marie Estelle - Being a Carmelite is a "Call to Intimacy"

Beyond The Habit - Episode 3: Sister Alison McCrary

Blog Published: October 28, 2019

“I think women religious today have a role to play in society and the world needs more prophetic voices.”

Beyond The Habit—Episode 3: The Power of Sisterhood

Beyond The Habit – Episode 3: Sister Alison McCrary: “My first vocation was to social justice.”

Sisters describe ways they foster dialogue between groups with differing values.

Blog Published: October 23, 2019

I live and work in El Paso, Texas, which has become a central hub for the U.S. refugee situation. We use research, reflection, leadership development, education and action in working for justice to transform the region around El Paso; Cuidad Juarez, Mexico; and Las Cruces, New Mexico. We use research, reflection, leadership development, education and action in working for justice to transform the region around El Paso; Cuidad Juarez, Mexico; and Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Sister Marie Vianney Bilgrien

Sisters Mary Louise Behneke, Judy Bourg, Lucy Nigh and Christine Garcia, School Sisters of Notre Dame, with a shopping cart full of crosses to mark the people whose remains have been found in the desert, head to a "healing our border" vigil in Douglas, Arizona, in 2011.

A Nun’s Life in the mix at podcasting conference!

Blog Published: October 16, 2019

The ShePodcasts conference in Atlanta last week was awesome! Over 700 people (and one nun) were there. 

Sister Maxine Kollasch, IHM

Beyond The Habit - Episode 2: Serving Those Who Are Most In Need

Blog Published: October 14, 2019

"I thought I had everything, but I had nothing before I discovered God."

Sister-Monica-Nobl Grau

Beyond The Habit - Episode 1: 300 Years of Sister History

Blog Published: September 30, 2019

Tough-as-nails, women religious have established some of the first schools and most extensive healthcare systems in the United States.

300-years-of-Sister-History

A podcasting celebration!

Blog Published: September 25, 2019

In October, I'll give a presentation at a big podcasting conference. I'm the only speaker who's a Catholic sister! 

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