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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

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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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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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.

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

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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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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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....