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How does your Community's charism guide your ministry?

June 8, 2020

In this #Nunday video, Sister Jean McKinney, CSJ, talks about the joy she experienced when getting to know the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston and how that relationship caused an unending smile on her face and in her heart!

Sister Jean McKinney, CSJ

What are some things to consider when discerning religious life?

March 23, 2020

In this #Nunday video, Sister Barbara Krakora, SSJ-TOSF, suggests some things to consider when discerning religious life.

Sr. Barbara Krakora

What lies at the heart of your community's charism?

November 19, 2019

In this #Nunday video, Sister Pat reflects upon the gift of her community charism and is challenged to give three words that best describe her congregation.

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Sister Jean Marie's ministry of presence

Blog Published: July 17, 2017

Sister Jean Marie Fernandez, RGS, shares how human dignity is central to her ministry with people who are homeless in San Francisco. 

Sister Jean Marie Fernandez

How do I choose a religious community?

Blog Published: January 25, 2017

While religious communities have much in common—the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and living a life of service and prayer—they also are different.

choosing a community

How do Presentation Sisters today carry on the mission begun decades ago by Nano Nagle?

Podcast Recorded: March 10, 2014

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk with Sister Annette and Sister Carmen about how Presentation Sisters today respond to the needs of the times in the spirit of foundress Nano Nagle. Hear the full podcast at AS154.

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AS147 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of the Humility of Mary, in Villa Maria, Penn.

Podcast Recorded: September 20, 2013

AS147 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on September 20, 2013, in Villa Maria, Pennsylvania. Visit the Motherhouse Road Trip page for all recordings of all of our road trips!

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In Awe of Sisterhood

Blog Published: August 27, 2013

It has been fabulous visiting religious congregations on our Motherhouse Road Trip. The nuns we visit have enjoyed it, and our listeners, readers, followers, and fans have enjoyed it! While I fully expected that I would also enjoy the road trip visits, I am surprised at how profound these experiences have touched me....