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How to Become a Catholic Nun

December 28, 2012
Ever wonder if God might be calling you to become a Catholic nun or sister? Don't know where to begin now that you feel drawn to looking into religious life?

What happens when you actually apply to become a nun?

Blog Published: February 20, 2017

Sister Cheryl talks about the first big steps in becoming a Catholic sister!

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Pop Art as Sacred Art?

Blog Published: November 18, 2013

When Pope John XXIII threw open the window opening the Church to the modern world, I'm not sure he specifically had pop culture in mind, but why not? ... I started thinking about this after reading an interesting article called "The good books: how church used pop art to guide young"... It's an interesting read with a look at the covers of several pamphlets that pose tantalizing questions related to sexuality, vocation, drinking, and well, more sexuality.  

AS033 Ask Sister – choosing from the many religious orders, nuns and orphanages, vows essential to religious life?, a novelist’s nun character

Podcast Recorded: July 9, 2010

AS033 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on July 9, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: choosing from many religious orders, nuns and orphanages, vows essential to religious life?, a novelist’s nun character, age to enter, and more!

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Justice and Catholic Nuns go hand-in-hand

Blog Published: January 30, 2012

The New Orleans paper, The Times-Picayune posted a great story this week — Young lawyer fights for social justice on her way to becoming a nun (January 29, 2012). The article is about Alison McCrary, a young woman who is a lawyer and in the process of becoming a Catholic sister with the Congregation of Saint Joseph. Alison lives with a community of St. Joseph sisters near Bayou St. John.

Am I less myself because I am a Catholic Sister?

Blog Published: October 21, 2015

When asked the question about being less myself as a nun, I felt like I would explode with unicorns, hamsters, and rainbows!

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AS125 Ask Sister – Becoming a nun, college conundrum, and dating multiple communities at one time

Podcast Recorded: December 19, 2012

AS125 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on December 19, 2012. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: becoming a nun, college conundrum, and dating multiple communities at one time.

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AS023 Ask Sister – monastery live-ins, women deacons, modesty, poverty, nuns teaching, and more!

Podcast Recorded: April 30, 2010

AS023 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on April 30, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: monastery live-ins, women deacons, becoming a nun, teaching in universities, modesty in dress, sisterhood, poverty, discernment, and more!

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