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Celebrating the Feast of Saint Francis!

Blog Published: October 4, 2018

When you think of Saint Francis, what’s the first image that comes to mind? For me, it’s an image associated with nature, especially animals.

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AS176 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of the Monastery of St. Gertrude, in Cottonwood, Idaho

Podcast Recorded: September 3, 2015

AS176 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on September 3, 2015. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of the Monastery of Saint Gertrude, in Cottonwood, Idaho.

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Making Life and Death Pacts with Strangers

Blog Published: April 1, 2015

As I look in my helmet mirror at the traffic coming behind me, feel the WHOOSH of the car driving by so close, and scan the horizon for cars turning off or onto the road, I am acutely aware that my life is in the hands of total strangers.

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AS167 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Saint Francis, Sylvania, Ohio

Podcast Recorded: February 20, 2015

AS167 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on February 20, 2015. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org Ministry. Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Saint Francis of Sylvania, Ohio.

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A Holy Mashup! Saints and Cute Kittens!

Blog Published: October 13, 2014

.... Today we are featuring nun other than Saint Gertrude of Nivelles who is the patron saint of cats. I had very little choice in who to feature as Chloe the Convent Cat is a force to be reckoned with! ...

AS161 Ask Sister - nature imitating snack food, what scripture says about nuns, sabbatical from sisterhood, Swamp Nun, cat vs. dog people

Podcast Recorded: September 25, 2014

AS161 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on September 25, 2014. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: nature imitating snack food, what scripture says about nuns, sabbatical from sisterhood, Swamp Nun, cat vs. dog people   

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Water's Call to Live Mindfully

Blog Published: August 4, 2014

I admit, I've rocked it out to the power ballad "Don't Know What You Got (Till It's Gone)" by glam metal band Cinderella. Hey, I was an 80s kid! That's how we rolled. The words of the refrain have been playing in the back of my mind as we faced a major local water problem here in Toledo, Ohio.

Litany of the Pets to honor Saint Francis

Blog Published: October 4, 2013

Happy Feast of Saint Francis! We invite you to include your pets in the Litany. Just write their names in the “comment” area of the blog post and we’ll bring them into prayer this evening. Prayer is at 5 pm ET at aNunsLife.org/live.