Topics: life after the Novitiate, convent vs. plain old house, vaping in Lent, nun notecards. Hosts: Sister Maxine, IHM, and Sister Jane Aseltyne, IHM.
Ask Sister Podcast, with Sister Maxine, IHM, and Sister Jane Aseltyne, IHM
News from beyond the Novitiate: Sister Jane's life as a First Professed sister
What it means to be a First Professed sister
Listener: How is a convent different from a regular house? Do you have fun or is it serious all the time?
Prayer, community, and ministry on a “typical” day
Sister Jane’s go-to meal when it’s her day to cook for 11 sisters
What nun parties are like
Listener: If I fast from vaping in Lent, does it count, or does fasting only count for food?
Lenten practices of almsgiving, prayer…and Netflix fasting
Offering a sacrifice of gratitude when we’d rather complain
Listener: I’ll soon attend a sister’s Final Profession. Where can I find a card and what should I write?
The Nun Gift Shop
Prayer in the form of notecards sent by friends
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IHM Sisters celebrate 175th anniversary this year
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Intro/outro music by Wild Carrot
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Sister Jane Aseltyne, IHM, is a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, based in Monroe, Michigan. She entered the Novitiate in August 2017 and professed First Vows in August 2019. Before joining the IHM Sisters, she worked at A Nun's Life Ministry for four years. She previously ministered in health care and with at-risk youth. Sister Jane has a BA in Communications and is pursuing a Master's degree in Theology. Sister Jane was born and raised in southeast Michigan.