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Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth

Trip Date: August 21, 2013

Catch all the action from our trip to Des Plaines, Illinois—travel journal, photos, podcast, and more—here on the Motherhouse Road Trip travel page!

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Habits Revisted

Blog Published: December 20, 2006

In my post TIME magazine article on nuns, veils, and blogs, Hans wrote a thoughtful comment about habits and his experience with the habit. He aptly notes that the modern view on habits is quite mixed.

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.

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AS145 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, in Des Plaines, Illinois

Podcast Recorded: August 21, 2013

AS145 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on August 21, 2013, in Des Plaines, Illinois.

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AS109 Ask Sister – disappearing prayer, Rules that nuns follow, charisms and Constitutions, mom encounters mum nuns, religious role models in schools

Podcast Recorded: May 2, 2012

AS109 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on May 2, 2012. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: disappearing prayer, Rules that nuns follow, charisms and Constitutions, mom encounters mum nuns, religious role models in schools.

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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. 

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Consecrated Virginity a Gift for the Church, Says Pope

Blog Published: May 16, 2008

“Your vocation is profoundly rooted in the particular Church to which you belong ... From the diocese, with its traditions, its saints, its values, limits and difficulties, you open up to the scope of the universal Church ... "

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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