Ask Sister

AS205 Ask Sister - becoming a saint, let down by Lent, can disbelievers be called by God, boot camp for nuns

Podcast Recorded: March 8, 2018

Topics: becoming a saint, let down by Lent, disbelievers called by God, boot camp for nuns. Sr. Maxine with guests Sr. Michele and Sr. Connie, of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ. 

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Show Notes

Foundress Catherine Kaspar on the path to sainthood.

Ripple effects of doing small acts of kindness.

How Sisters Connie and Michele live the legacy of Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ today.

Listener asks if she should expect that her spiritual practices during Lent will change her.

Listener who says she's a disbeliever feels called by God and finds that hard to believe.

The power of nun videos.

Listener asks if there is training to become a nun, like boot camp.

What happens on your first day at the convent.

The process of formation in religious life.

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About our Guest

Sister Michele Dvorak, EdD, is First Councilor of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, in Donaldson, Indiana. She has ministered in education since 1976. She was a teacher and principal in Indiana and Illinois and a professor at Calumet College of St. Joseph in Whiting, Indiana, where she also served as Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs.     

Sister Connie Bach is Director of Vocations and Director of volunteer programs for the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ. She was in elementary education for 20 years as a teacher and principal. She also served as a music therapist for 10 years. Sister Connie has BA degrees in elementary education and music therapy, and a master’s degree in supervision and administration.


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