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Ministerial life of religious sisters holds key lessons

Blog Published: August 14, 2019

I have learned it really does not matter what brings you to the convent. The important thing is why you stay. And this radical openness to life is the great lesson that I have learned. 

Sister Mary John Mananzan

How can praying with the psalms help us grow spiritually?

March 26, 2019

In this #Nunday video, Sister Magdalena Craig, OSB, shares how praying with a Psalm, while sitting in God's presence, can be transforming. 

Sister Magdalena Craig, OSB

As Catholic nuns, what kinds of ministries do you do?

Podcast Recorded: January 30, 2019

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about what it's like to serve in a parish and to be in Benedictine leadership. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS216 at aNunsLife.org.

As Catholic nuns, what kinds of ministries are you involved in?

AS216 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Benedictine Sisters of Cullman, Alabama

Podcast Recorded: January 30, 2019

Sister Maxine with guest Sisters Madeline and Lynn Marie, OSB. Topics: Rule of Benedict, dutiful discernment, levels of holiness, self-denial v. making choices.

Ask Sister Podcast with the Benedictine Sisters of Cullman, Alabama

Benedictine Sisters

Trip Date: January 30, 2019

We visit the Benedictine Sisters of Cullman, Alabama!

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Digging In: Being an Archaeologist and a Nun

Blog Published: May 12, 2017

I always wanted to be an archaeologist. The idea of becoming a Sister emerged much later in my life. It seemed to me (although for almost no one else in my life) to be a bolt out of the blue.

Belinda Monahan

Sisters of Saint Benedict, Sacred Heart Monastery

Trip Date: May 26, 2016

Catch all the action from our trip to Yankton, South Dakota—travel journal, photos, podcast, and more—here on the Motherhouse Road Trip travel page!

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Sister Karen Arce, OCSO

November 1, 2015
I was tired of longing for something more. So in my prayer that day, kneeling before the tabernacle I said, "I do not care where, today I renew my consecration to you, where I am."
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