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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

With so many different communities, how do I choose one?

June 29, 2020

In this #Nunday video, Sister Cathy Bauer, OSB, talks about the challenge of choosing the right community and how she knew the Benedictine Sisters of St. Walburg Monastery was the one for her.

Sister Cathy Bauer, OSB

Benedictine Sisters

Trip Date: January 30, 2019

We visit the Benedictine Sisters of Cullman, Alabama!

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How does the Rule of St. Benedict empower you to live your full potential?

May 31, 2020

In this #Nunday video, Sister Tonette Sperando, OSB, points out that the first word in the Rule of St. Benedict is “listen” and to listen with the ear of your heart allows for a loving response—which is so needed in today’s world.

Sister Tonette Sperando, OSB

AS164 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Saint Benedict, Beech Grove, Indiana

Podcast Recorded: November 14, 2014

AS164 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on November 14, 2014. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Saint Benedict, Beech Grove, Indiana. Topics include: a prayer-centered life, vow of conversion, hospitality.

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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.

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.

AS056 Ask Sister – worldly Benedictine monastics, godly anger, dilemma for a Catholic-Protestant couple, not feeling called

Podcast Recorded: January 14, 2011

AS056 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on January 14, 2011. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: Benedictine monastics outside the monastery, godly anger, church-going dilemma for a Catholic-Protestant couple, not feeling called, and more!

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