Ask Sister Podcast

Topics: sister-leaders, religious rings, habit rosaries, making vows vs. taking an oath of office. Hosts: Sr. Maxine, IHM, and Sr. Shannon, OSF.

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Show Notes

(01.23) Sister Shannon and Sister Maxine look forward to major nun event: the annual gathering of sister-leaders at Leadership Conference of Women Religious assembly

(04:15) Listener question: What does your profession ring look like?

(05:05) Who gets to choose the design of the ring that sisters wear

(05:25) What Franciscan and IHM rings look like

(07:25) Profession rings on right or left hand

(09:17) Listener question: Are habit rosaries a good way to promote vocations to religious life?

(10:43) Marian devotion

(12:40) IHM 15-decade rosary and 7-decade Franciscan Crown Rosary

(14:00) Symbols of religious life, e.g., rings, habits, medallions, cross

(18:00) Describing religious life today by using images from the past

(19:30) Constitutions (The Rule) and Book of Customs

(24:17) What is God calling Catholic sister to today

(28:38) Listener question: What words do you say when you profess vows?

(30:00) The vow formula

(35:00) How to live lifelong vows each day

(38:00) WWJD—or what would Mom say

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