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RNC - How does talking with others enrich one's own image of God?

Podcast Recorded: October 30, 2015

This Random Nun Clip is from In Good Faith episode 37 with our guest, Sister Maureen Fiedler, SL, of the public radio show Interfaith Voices. Hear the full podcast at IGF037.

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How does the world affect the way you understand God?

Podcast Recorded: June 9, 2015

In this Random Nun Clip, Sr. Veronica Fajardo, CSC, talks about experiencing God in other cultures. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS173. Check out the travel journal, photos of the trip, and more on the Motherhouse Road Trip page! 

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If it doesn't work out with one group of nuns, does it mean I'm not called at all?

Blog Published: June 16, 2014

Sometimes when a person is discerning a calling to religious life, things don't work out with a particular religious community. But does that mean that the person is not called to religious life at all?

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The nuns address spatial racism

Blog Published: March 11, 2013

I spent part of the weekend at our IHM Motherhouse for a webinar symposium on Spatial Racism. I was grateful for the opportunity to learn more about spatial racism as I had little familiarity with it. The symposium was offered through the "Undoing Racisim" committee ...

No Such Thing as Cookie Cutter Nuns

Blog Published: February 7, 2007

Within religious life there is a huge diversity of lifestyles and charisms. There is no single way to be a nun or sister or monk or brother. Such diversity is a good thing for the Church and world for it allows the different gifts of the Spirit to be manifest and used in response to the needs of the world. I am reminded of Saint Paul’s letter to the Corinthians where he talks about the gifts of the Holy Spirit. Read on, and as you do, consider how different communities have different gifts.