In this Random Nun Clip, a young listener wonders why she should try so hard to be good when Jesus will forgive her sins anyway. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Sister Shannon. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS230 at aNunsLife.org.
Sister Shannon Schrein, OSF, PhD, is a Sylvania Franciscan and currently serves on the Leadership Team of her congregation. She has a PhD in Systematic Theology and served as president of the College Theology Society from 2016-2020. She is the author of the books Quilting and Braiding: The Feminist Christologies of Sallie McFague and Elizabeth A. Johnson in Conversation. Sister Shannon is also the editor of God Has Begun a Great Work in Us: Embodied Love in Consecrated Life and Ecclesial Movements, The 2014 Annual Volume of the College Theology Society. She is a contributor to The Saint Mary’s College Study Bible, 2007. Sister Shannon is the 2012 recipient of the Franciscan Federation Award. She has shared her Franciscan way of life and her love of Jesus and the Scriptures with her students for more than forty years.