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What is the "Communion of Saints"?

Podcast Recorded: November 1, 2013

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about running with the saints. Our guest: Sister Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ. Hear the full In Good Faith podcast at IGF028.

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IGF028 In Good Faith with Sister Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ

Podcast Recorded: November 1, 2013

IGF028 In Good Faith podcast with Sister Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, recorded live on November 1, 2013. Produced by aNunsLife.org Ministry. Topics include: Communion of Saints,  holiness, infinite horizon of God, and more. 

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On the homestretch with the saints

Blog Published: October 28, 2013

It's time to get a bit more reflective now as we think about not only the awesome saints in heaven and among us on earth, but how we are each a part of the Communion of Saints. Now, don't shoosh this blog post away saying you are not a saint by any stretch of the imagination ... we all could say that! You are indeed one of the saints!

Prof. Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, comes to A Nun's Life

Blog Published: October 21, 2013

One of my favorite scholars is Dr. Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, a Sister of Saint Joseph of Brentwood, New York. I studied her work when I was in graduate school, and I've followed her along ever since! It is a huge honor to have her join Sister Maxine and me for our next In Good Faith podcast on November 1....

Guardian Angels: The Bouncy, The Bold, The Freaky

Blog Published: October 2, 2012

On this Feast of the Guardian Angels, I’ve been thinking a lot about the angels, people, and other creatures who’ve had my back — watched over me, gave me hand, protected me, accompanied me in tough times, and kept me safe.

Do religious medallions ward off harm?

Podcast Recorded: June 9, 2011

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks if patron saint medallions keep you safe from danger. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS074.

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My BFF is a 16th century nun, Teresa of Avila

Blog Published: October 12, 2009

The feast of Saint Teresa of Avila is just around the corner on October 15. I am delighted because Teresa is such an important person in my life. I never had any idea that someone who lived in the 16th century could become a close companion in my own life today. It underscores the power and presence of the Communion of Saints.

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