Becoming a Nun: Reordered Affections

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"All your affections are being reordered." I had no idea what Sister Margaret meant as she tried to give me encouragement in my early days of becoming a nun. I'd made the leap of faith to pursue religious life but was not at all ready for how I would begin to feel and "be" differently with the world around me.

A Carmelite writes about her nun, Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

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Happy Feast of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux! We are delighted to have with us Sister Judy Long, OCD, of the Carmelite Nuns of Baltimore. It seems only fitting to have a Carmelite write about one of her own on this feast day!

Brainwashed into becoming a nun -- really?
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This Random Nun Clip is from Ask Sister podcast episode 116. Hear the full podcast at AS116.

Teresa of Avila’s desire to give her life to God

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This is the second in a series of three posts on Saint Teresa of Avila. The whole piece was originally published in VISION, the Catholic Religious Discernment Guide.

Making Contact with a Vocation Director

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A Vocation Director is there to help you get to know the community, to introduce you to and facilitate connections to other sisters or brothers in the community.