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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 and laity work together to energize mission and ministry

Blog Published: September 5, 2019

Our lives as religious women and as women disciples have been a privilege and a gift.  And an especially joyful part of our life, in terms of our ministries, are the non-vowed people God sends us to help bring our apostolate to perfection.

Sister Sandra Wiafewa Agyeman

The fullness of life

Blog Published: August 28, 2019

My aunt, Sister Anne Marie, often talked about the biblical “hundredfold.” She believed deeply in the truth of Matthew 19: that being a disciple of Jesus brings many challenges and crosses to bear, but the rewards are far greater--“a hundred times more.”

Sister Anne Marie Kollasch

What 800 Catholic sisters talk about

Blog Published: August 21, 2019

The Leadership Conference of Women Religious annual assembly was held last week in Phoenix, Arizona--and A Nun’s Life Ministry was there! 

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Ministerial life of religious sisters holds key lessons

Blog Published: August 14, 2019

I have learned it really does not matter what brings you to the convent. The important thing is why you stay. And this radical openness to life is the great lesson that I have learned. 

Sister Mary John Mananzan

Neighborly interactions that touch the heart

Blog Published: July 10, 2019

"We have become a community that supports and cares for one another regardless of our church affiliation. We are truly neighborly!"

Sister Letta Mosue

A glimpse of History Heaven!

Blog Published: July 2, 2019

If there’s a History Heaven, it’s probably a lot like the Conference on the History of Women Religious! I kept a daily journal so that I could share some of the historical figures and ideas I encountered there.

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Prayerful retreat at the airport (or not)

Blog Published: June 19, 2019

“Wouldn’t it be great to be on retreat!” I'm at the airport with hundreds of adults and children, a few small terriers, and at least one cat.  

 

 

Prayerful retreat at the airport (or not)

Legal structures can be a strength to religious congregations

Blog Published: June 5, 2019

Civil and Canon law--and how it can be helpful to women religious.

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