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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!

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.

Getting to know my community

Blog Published: March 9, 2018

The process of getting to know my community and to feel certain that I was called to live religious life with this specific group of women was, for me, a slow process.

Challenges of religious life

Blog Published: March 5, 2018

What have you found most difficult about religious life, both when you entered community and even now? The panelists weigh in on this topic...

Sr. Mary Nguyen teaches children from Kindergarten to grade five in the summer

What is the charism of your congregation?

Blog Published: February 7, 2018

Sister Eilis McCulloh, HM, talks about the charism within her congragation, and how radical hospitality plays such a huge role. 

Four siblings from the Democratic Republic of Congo enjoying Harvest Day at Villa Maria, the Sisters of the Humility of Mary motherhouse (Provided by Eilis McCulloh)