Top 10 Favorite Technology Devices in the Nuns' Studio

Blog Published: April 7, 2016

In honor of 10 years of ministering online, we are celebrating all kinds of "10s." In today's blog post, we have Sister Julie IHM's personal favorite Top 10 Technology Devices in the studio here at A Nun's Life Ministry.

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Can you change your Lenten practices after Lent starts?

Podcast Recorded: February 3, 2016

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about whether you have to stick to the practices you started Lent with, or if you can change them mid-Lent. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast AS180 at


What's daily prayer like in a Benedictine community?

Podcast Recorded: September 3, 2015

This Random Nun Clip is from our Ask Sister podcast with the Sisters of the Monastery of Saint Gertrude, in Cottonwood, Idaho. Hear the full podcast at AS176 at  

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AS090 Ask Sister – Special Saintly Edition, with saints in a cave, saintly symbols-coffee and ice cream, decommissioned saints, saintliness in scripture

Podcast Recorded: November 3, 2011

AS090 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on November 3, 2011. Sponsored by ministry. Special Saintly Edition. Topics include: saints in a cave, saintly symbols-coffee and ice cream, decommissioned saints, saintliness in scripture

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AS055 Ask Sister – nun eating habits, ordering pizza, cultivating mindfulness, making and breaking vows, four-week psalter

Podcast Recorded: January 7, 2011

AS055 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on January 7, 2011. Sponsored by ministry. Topics include:nun eating habits, ordering pizza, cultivating mindfulness in daily life, making and breaking religious vows, the four-week psalter, and more!

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Elvis Sighting by Sister Julie

Blog Published: April 17, 2008

Yesterday my buddy Carol and I went for a post-work bike ride. It was terribly windy so instead of doing the Lake Shore Trail, we rode through the neighborhood and along the North Branch of the Chicago River. Lots of kids were at the parks, and there were other bikers and runners and dog-walkers on the trail.

Nun on a Spring Day

Blog Published: April 3, 2008

It is wonderful to hear the birds chirping again and to see the sun early in the morning. Perhaps spring is here, though in Chicago we are always fearful of yet another snow storm.

Waking Up

Blog Published: January 22, 2008

I woke up this morning at 3:44 a.m. to the sound of a neighbor shoveling the sidewalk right beneath my window. Good morning! So I’ve been up ever since, praying, puttering around the house, doing some editing, and drinking strong coffee.