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!

A Journey from Doubt to Holy Boldness

Blog Published: August 14, 2017

“I’ll show God that he has the wrong person!” Sister Jenny Zimmerman, SND, explains her unexpected journey from doubt to holy boldness.

Nunday with Jenny Zimmerman

Discernment starts with a question

Blog Published: August 8, 2017

First you panic, then you pray. Sister Belinda writes about that moment when she realized God was calling her to become a nun.

Sister Jean Marie's ministry of presence

Blog Published: July 17, 2017

Sister Jean Marie Fernandez, RGS, shares how human dignity is central to her ministry with people who are homeless in San Francisco. 

Sister Jean Marie Fernandez

Perfect Prayer Not Required

Blog Published: July 11, 2017

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.

Sister Christina

What's the best thing about being a Catholic sister?

Blog Published: July 3, 2017

Monday is Nunday! Meet Sister Maryanne Tracey, a Sister of Charity of Saint Elizabeth.

Together, We Create

NUNDAY with Sister Sharon Dillon, SSJ-TOSF

Blog Published: June 21, 2017

Monday is Nunday! Meet Sister Sharon Dillon, SSJ-TOSF. Sister Sharon shares how she lives the gospel through her role as executive director of the National Religious Vocation Conference.

Sister Sharon Dillon

Digging In: Being an Archaeologist and a Nun

Blog Published: May 12, 2017

I always wanted to be an archaeologist. The idea of becoming a Sister emerged much later in my life. It seemed to me (although for almost no one else in my life) to be a bolt out of the blue.

Belinda Monahan

Sister Belinda on her first excavation in Tell Safut, Jordan.

On Being a Millennial and a Nun

Blog Published: March 28, 2017

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.

Sister Christina