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Do smart phones come with paw-print technology?

Podcast Recorded: May 27, 2015

In this Random Nun Clip, we wonder if Chloe the Convent Cat will figure out the new smart phone. Hear the full podcast at AS172.  

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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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Halloween is going to the CATS

Blog Published: January 31, 2012

I’ve never been a cat for Halloween costumes or dress of any sort. Once, when I was new to the convent, they tried to put me in a sweater because of the cold Chicago winter. How do you say, “That’s ridiculous!” in a way they’d understand? I gave them the stink eye and then promptly tipped over. Enough said.

God and Dog – and a Litany of Pets

Blog Published: August 19, 2010

Just the other day I came across my copy of The Hound of Heaven. It’s a poem about God’s untiring pursuit of us, a chase inspired by God’s great love. The poem was written around 1900, by Francis Thompson.

Nuns on the Move

Blog Published: June 1, 2009

I have often heard Catholic sisters and nuns say, “Join the convent, see the world” because many of us do travel quite a bit for ministry and mission. Along with that comes the always pleasant task of actually moving. You know what I mean — boxes, tape, clutter, dust, lifting, moving, renting, changing, bubble wrap, exhaustion!

A Nun, a Lutheran, and the Perfect Storm

Blog Published: August 5, 2008

Last night Chicago witnessed one of the most spectacular storms — also very dangerous. Here’s my story of the storm.

All Creatures Great and Small

Blog Published: November 21, 2007

I have this memory that when I was a child I used to be able to talk with animals — and that we could understand each other. I must have lost this gift over time because my cat Chloe acts as if she doesn’t understand one thing I say!