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Sister Jane Riha, OSF

May 15, 2020

A vocation is a gift of God, a gift for one’s journey of life and a gift for others. As a young teenage girl, I was attracted to my particular community by how the Sisters gave witness. They were joyful, prayerful, relational women, clearly at ease with people.

Sister Jane Riha, OSF

Sister Paulette Skiba, BVM

June 4, 2020

“I didn’t want to just do this for one year or two years, I wanted it to be my life.”

Sister Paulette Skiba, BVM

I Think I Missed God’s Call ...

Blog Published: March 24, 2011

A few weeks back, a call came into the convent hotline from a woman who had a very real concern that she might have missed God’s call.

Sisters working to confront structures of oppression

Blog Published: November 7, 2018

Any pastoral plan is a political plan, a "politics of the Gospel" where we put the poor or those whose lives are threatened at the center of attention.  

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AS092 Ask Sister – call and dread in discernment, novelist seeks info on real-life nuns, a sister’s ministry to kids with AIDS, cookin’ and cleanin’ nuns

Podcast Recorded: November 17, 2011

AS092 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on November 17, 2011. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: call and dread in discernment, a novelist seeks info on real-life nuns, ministry to and with children, cooking and cleaning nuns, and more!

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A 1:50 a.m. Call from God

Blog Published: April 2, 2007

This morning I woke up at 1:50 a.m. ready to go. I’m not sure why as I am a solid 8 hour sleeper. I tried going back to sleep but no luck. So I laid there and thought about how the young boy Samuel was awakened several times during the night thinking it was the priest Eli.

How did you know what community to choose?

March 9, 2020

In honor of Catholic Sisters Week, we present this #Nunday video with Sister Shannon Fox, SSJ-TOSF. Listen and learn how she used the phone book to find her congregation and the gift of joy she discovered in making that call!

Sister Shannon Fox, SSJ-TOSF

Sisters go to ends of the earth to share Jesus

Blog Published: October 8, 2018

At first profession, we are commissioned through our superior to "live your life with courage…take to all the world a message of peace."  

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