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AS211 Ask Sister - evangelization café, the afterlife, why be a nun (or not), can faith sneak up on you

Podcast Recorded: September 13, 2018

Sister Maxine with guest Sisters Felicity and Shelley, CSSF. Topics: evangelization café, the afterlife, why be a nun, can faith sneak up on you

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Show Notes

About the sisters

Cultivating community in Detroit: evangelization café and garden

Felician mission: Cooperating with Christ in the spiritual renewal of the world

Foundress Blessed Mary Angela Truszkowski

Listener question: Will sin make you miserable in the afterlife

What does it take to be forgiven by God

Listen question: What are some challenges of being a nun

Are there reasons you'd tell God no if you’re called to be a nun

Community life as a Felician sister

Gratitude as an act of trust

Listener question: Does God just spring stuff on us, like faith?

What are signs that God is at work in your life

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About our Guest

L: Sister Felicity Marie Madigan was born in Kansas City and grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She has five siblings, including her twin, and joined the Felician sisters 16 years ago. Sister Felicity now ministers in the Detroit area, where the Felicians are establishing Deo Gratias, a place of hospitality, food, fellowship and services for disadvantaged people. She previously was an assistant Youth and Young Adult Coordinator at St. Michael the Archangel Parish in Livonia, Michigan. For the past five years, she was dean of Ministry and Mission at Ladywood High School in Livonia. She has a master’s degree in Pastoral Ministry.   

R: Sister Shelley Marie Jeffrey was born and raised in the Greater Toronto area with seven siblings. She has been a Felician sister for over 30 years. She ministered in Toronto until her recent move to Detroit to serve in the Felician’s Deo Gratias ministry. She is especially interested in the city’s urban agriculture movement as a way to promote community building while providing a sustainable source of fresh food. While in Toronto, Sister Shelley was an elementary school teacher for many years and later served in the Felicians’ social outreach center. She also served in provincial council leadership in her community. She has a master’s degree in Theological Studies.

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