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Nun Dropped from Oxford Junior Dictionary

Blog Published: February 16, 2009

Surely, I thought, this must be a joke as I read a news headline saying that the word “nun” has been dropped from the Oxford Junior Dictionary. But it’s no joke. Lisa Saunders, a mom in Ireland, discovered that the new edition of the dictionary had dropped a bunch of words.

What makes being a nun unique?

Blog Published: November 16, 2006

In a comment on “TIME magazine article on nuns, veils, and blogs“, Jenn asks the question of what makes being a nun a unique call. She writes: “I think our call to be a Christian means we shouldn’t be sleeping around and we should be living simply (we should live simply so others in our world can have something).

NUNDAY Benedictine Women of Madison

Blog Published: December 7, 2009

This past weekend, Sister Maxine and I stayed with the Benedictine Women of Madison at Holy Wisdom Monastery in Madison, Wisconsin. It was a delight to be with the sisters and with the wonderful community of oblates, retreatants, coworkers, and members of the Sunday assembly. The monastery grounds held so much beauty too — trees, trails, hills, and critters!

AS186 Ask Sister - NunCam bikes again, prayerful church history, gruesome saint pics, being a good Christian

Podcast Recorded: June 22, 2016

AS186 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on June 22, 2016. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry.

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AS097 Ask Sister – Travel troubles for road nun, Christian feminists-do they really exist, building the kingdom of God locally

Podcast Recorded: January 12, 2012

AS097 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on January 5, 2012. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: travel troubles for road nun, Christian feminists – do they really exist?, building the kingdom of God locally and more!

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“Living My Prayer” by Sister Helen Prejean

Blog Published: January 8, 2008

Here is an essay from Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ. It was aired on the NPR segment, This I Believe, ”a national media project engaging people in writing, sharing, and discussing the core values and beliefs that guide their daily lives.”

Billboard morality at its best! Kudos to local ministry center!

Blog Published: September 20, 2011

The other day, Sister Julie and I were going to a meeting when we passed these two billboards. Please excuse the poor quality of the photo — it’s hard to take a good picture on a busy highway….

AS100 Ask Sister – Highlights of fav shows in honor of 100th Ask Sister episode, GPS rosary for finding religious life, vow of obedience vs. doormat

Podcast Recorded: February 2, 2012

AS100 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on February 2, 2012. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: Highlights in honor of 100th episode, GPS rosary for religious life, vow of obedience vs. doormat, and more!

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