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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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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

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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NUNDAY Benedictine Women of Madison

Blog Published: December 7, 2009

This past weekend, Sister Maxine and I stayed with the Benedictine Women of Madison at Holy Wisdom Monastery in Madison, Wisconsin. It was a delight to be with the sisters and with the wonderful community of oblates, retreatants, coworkers, and members of the Sunday assembly. The monastery grounds held so much beauty too — trees, trails, hills, and critters!

From Hollywood Actress to Benedictine Nun

Blog Published: August 2, 2008

Did you ever hear about the Hollywood actress Dolores Hart, a movie star of the 1950s and 60s. She is purported to have given Elvis Presley his first movie kiss during the movie King Creole in 1958.

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

Benedictine Sisters

Trip Date: January 30, 2019

We visit the Benedictine Sisters of Cullman, Alabama!

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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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