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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!

Stitched Together

Blog Published: August 16, 2018

"This is the reality of my sisters. We are stitched together in the beautiful tapestry of life. As I move forward in what is still the early days of my religious life, I am confident that my sisters are a gift from God."

Helping women survive and succeed

Blog Published: July 31, 2018

Jane Quinlan is a member of the Ursuline Sisters of Tildonk, U.S. Province. A teacher, missionary to the Democratic Republic of Congo, and vocation minister, she later represented her order at the United Nations. She now serves in Brussels as assistant general superior of her congregation.

Neighbor children of the Ursuline Sisters of Tildonk congregation in Likasi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Jane Quinlan)

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?