Random Nun Clips

What's the ideal age to become a nun?

Podcast Recorded: September 21, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks about age requirements and why she’s being encouraged to wait awhile before entering religious life. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS197. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Almost-Sister Jane. 

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What's prayer like for contemplative nuns?

Podcast Recorded: September 7, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about prayer in the everyday life of the Poor Clare monastery. Hear the full podcast and see photos, our travel journal, and lots more from our visit with the Poor Clares on the Motherhouse Road Trip page. 

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Letting go of burdens: the woman at the well

Podcast Recorded: September 1, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip: the scripture story of the woman at the well and how faith can free us. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast AS199, hosted by Sister Maxine with guest Sister Shannon Schrein, OSF.

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Does God ever test us or lead us into temptation?

Podcast Recorded: August 16, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip: how the idea of God testing people evolves in scripture. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast AS199, hosted by Sister Maxine with guest Sister Shannon Schrein, OSF.

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Praying when you feel really angry at God

Podcast Recorded: August 16, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener who's angry with God wonders if she should hold off on prayer until things cool down. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS199. Hosts: Sister Maxine and guest Sister Shannon Schrein, OSF, a Sylvania Franciscan and a theologian. 

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My prayers have fallen into default mode. What to do?

Podcast Recorded: August 16, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener wonders how to get her prayer life out of the doldrums. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS199. Hosts: Sister Maxine and guest Sister Shannon Schrein, OSF, a Sylvania Franciscan and a theologian. 

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Legacy of hope: 25th anniversary of Sisters martyred in Liberia

Podcast Recorded: July 20, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip, Sister Tarcisia Roths talks about the legacy of the ASC Sisters martyred in the Liberian civil war 25 years ago in October. Hear the full Motherhouse Road Trip podcast from our visit with the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, in Wichita, Kansas.   

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Religion questions for extraterrestrials

Podcast Recorded: June 21, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip, Sister Maxine and Almost-Sister Jane talk about the Vatican Observatory and questions they might ask to beings on other planets. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast AS197 on our website.

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