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Beyond The Habit - Episode 5: Sister Desiré Anne-Marie Findlay

Blog Published: November 25, 2019

“I thought well, if I enter, sisters don’t dance. I’ll have to leave that behind.” Little did she know, dance would become a key part of her ministry—and her prayer.

 

 

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Beyond The Habit - Episode 4: Sister Celine and Sister Marie Estelle

Blog Published: November 11, 2019

A great joy in religious life is being overwhelmed by God’s love for me personally and being able to be a conduit of that love to others.

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Beyond The Habit - Episode 3: Sister Alison McCrary

Blog Published: October 28, 2019

“I think women religious today have a role to play in society and the world needs more prophetic voices.”

Beyond The Habit—Episode 3: The Power of Sisterhood

Beyond The Habit - Episode 2: Serving Those Who Are Most In Need

Blog Published: October 14, 2019

"I thought I had everything, but I had nothing before I discovered God."

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Beyond The Habit - Episode 1: 300 Years of Sister History

Blog Published: September 30, 2019

Tough-as-nails, women religious have established some of the first schools and most extensive healthcare systems in the United States.

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Women entering religious communities with and without habits

Blog Published: August 14, 2012

For the past few years a lot of misinformation has been spread asserting that only “traditional” communities whose sisters wear the habit have been receiving new vocations, while religious communities whose sisters do not wear the habit are “dying out”. Typically this misinformation is accompanied by rather equally untrue and rather uncharitable claims regarding Catholic sisters and nuns who do not wear a habit.

Podcast on NRVC Vocations Study

Blog Published: August 18, 2009

You are invited to join us today for a LIVE podcast at A Nun’s Life Ministry on vocations and religious life. Our discussion will be on vocations in general as well as recent research on vocations.

New study on Catholic Vocations and Religious Life

Blog Published: August 11, 2009

The National Religious Vocations Conference (NRVC) has just released the final results of a study on the state of religious vocations in the United States. The project was commissioned by NRVC and conducted by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA).