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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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AS015 Ask Sister – choosing a community, adjustments to nun life, wearing nail polish

Podcast Recorded: February 19, 2010

AS015 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on February 19, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: possible to disappoint God?, having so many religious communities to choose from, how long discerning, retreat and vacation and more.

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AS041 Ask Sister – debt and entering a religious order, dealing with the Dark Night, understanding the “idea” of a sister, what’s up with Satan?

Podcast Recorded: September 10, 2010

AS041 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on September 10, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: debt and entering a religious order, dealing with the Dark Night, understanding the idea of a sister, what’s up with Satan?, and more!

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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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AS011 Ask Sister – converts, icons, vocation reactions, past relationships

Podcast Recorded: January 24, 2010

Listen to AS011 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on January 22, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry with guest iconographer Sister Nancy Lee Smith, IHM. Topics include non-Catholics becoming nuns, realizing you may have a calling, and relationships.

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Top 10 LOL Podcasts

Blog Published: June 22, 2016

Is it true that LOLs are good for the soul? Here at A Nun’s Life, we think so! This is our 10th year of online ministry, so we’re celebrating lots of different “10s” throughout the year.

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