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"I'm just visiting" and other LOL moments on the journey to religious life!

Podcast Recorded: November 14, 2014

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk with Sisters Heather Jean Foltz and Mary Luke Jones about how "just visiting" can take an unexpected turn toward a vocation to Benedictine life. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS164.

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Sisters of Saint Benedict

Trip Date: November 14, 2014

Catch all the action from our trip to Beech Grove, Indiana—travel journal, photos, podcast, and more—here on the Motherhouse Road Trip travel page!

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NUNDAY with “The Biking Nun”

Blog Published: October 19, 2012

Sister Janice rides her bike into town, five days a week. As Healthcare Coordinator for the Mother of God Monastery, she walks the talk.

NUNDAY Saint Hildegard of Bingen, Doctor of the Church

Blog Published: October 7, 2012

NUNDAY is usually Monday unless we have a holy intervention — like a nun becoming an official saint and Doctor of the Church! Our own Sister Hildegard Pleva, OSsR, writes about her namesake this day. Visit her community at the Redemptoristine Nuns of New York.

Weaving a Portrait of God with Raspberries

Blog Published: August 27, 2012

I have always loved reading about food; be it the history behind recipes, food culture, food memories and all the places in-between. Recently, I picked up the summer issue of Gastronomica: the Journal of Food and Culture and was unexpectedly delighted to find an article entitled “Of Raspberries and Religion” by Susan H. Swetnam, a Professor of English at Idaho State University.

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Nun on Red Carpet: Mother Dolores Hart

Blog Published: February 27, 2012

What’s a cloistered nun like you doing at an awards show like this? That was the question on many a star’s mind last night.

Universal human desire for the Divine — reflections on Associate Covenant ceremony

Blog Published: March 30, 2011

Yesterday, Sister Julie and I attended the Associate Covenant ceremony of our friend Holly. The ceremony was held in the Motherhouse in Monroe, Michigan. The warm light of the setting sun glowed in the Chapel windows as Holly stepped forward and made her formal commitment to the IHM way of prayer, community, and ministry. It was a beautiful and deeply touching ceremony.

IGF006 In Good Faith with Sister Laurel O’Neal, diocesan hermit

Podcast Recorded: February 3, 2011

IGF006 In Good Faith with Sister Laurel O’Neal, a diocesan hermit, recorded live on February 3, 2011. Produced by aNunsLife.org ministry. Our hosts talk with Sister Laurel about about the life of a hermit, eremitical solitude, chronic illness, and more!

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