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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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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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AS024 Ask Sister – what happens at a “come and see,” scapulars, pyschological testing, student debt, and more

Podcast Recorded: May 7, 2010

AS024 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on May 7, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: what happens at a Come and See, scapulars, student debt, sisters and retirement, psychological testing prior to entrance, facing darkness 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.  

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.

A Conduit of God’s Light

Blog Published: October 5, 2007

Although Teresa “suffered much” in the first days of being in the monastery, she grew to like being with the nuns.

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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