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How to Become a Catholic Nun

December 28, 2012

Ever wonder if God might be calling you to become a Catholic nun or sister? Don't know where to begin now that you feel drawn to looking into religious life?

How do I know if God is calling me?

Blog Published: July 21, 2014

There are many intriguing aspects to this simple, straightforward question. For example, I want to talk about the notion of “calling” ... and about a call from GOD. But I think the heart of the question is how do you KNOW? So let me start there.

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Sister Ana Gonzalez, OP

June 6, 2017

Sister Ana volunteered with the sisters at the local Dominican convent and considered a vocation to religious life, but Sister Ana had other priorities: paying her college loans and embarking on her career. How did her time with the sisters shift her perspective?

Sister Ana Gonzalez, OP

How do I know I am being called?

Blog Published: May 13, 2013

When we ask about whether God is calling us, we've often had some kind of experience where we feel a nudge, a pull, some kind of attraction that doesn't seem wholly of our own making. This experience may also feel like something that is totally absurd and simultaneously totally awesome!

Sister Lisa Perkowski, IHM

July 14, 2017

I was quietly discerning becoming a sister, thinking I had to know for sure whether I wanted to be a sister before approaching the vocation director.

Sister Lisa Perkowski

AS028 Ask Sister – distant from God, loved ones who don’t get the nun thing, attracted but can’t see myself as a nun

Podcast Recorded: June 4, 2010

AS028 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on June 4, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: feeling distant from God, relating to loved ones who don’t get the nun thing, being attracted to religious life but unable to see self as a nun.

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I dreamt I missed a phone call from God—is God trying to tell me something?

Blog Published: March 14, 2016

Dreams have been one of God’s ways of speaking to us from our earliest history! So I take dreams as important messengers, always with something to tell us.

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AS023 Ask Sister – monastery live-ins, women deacons, modesty, poverty, nuns teaching, and more!

Podcast Recorded: April 30, 2010

AS023 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on April 30, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: monastery live-ins, women deacons, becoming a nun, teaching in universities, modesty in dress, sisterhood, poverty, discernment, and more!

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