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How do I keep the faith when times are tough?

Blog Published: August 5, 2015

Somehow when it comes to faith and the struggles of life, we get into some strange ideas about God. When I give retreats I often say that we go around carrying “sad illusions” about who God is.

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Why do sinners seem more successful than I am?

Podcast Recorded: May 27, 2015

A listener asks if it's worth it to be faithful when the faithless seem to have the advantage. This Random Nun Clip is from Ask Sister podcast episode 172. Hear the full podcast at AS172 at aNunsLife.org.

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Can an "A-HA!" moment point me in the direction of my vocation?

Podcast Recorded: September 5, 2013

This Random Nun Clip is from our Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. Hear the full podcast at AS146.

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Catholic Faith Series: Jesus the Christ Part I Conception, Birth, Baptism, Public Ministry

September 1, 2013
As Catholic Christians most of what we have come to believe about the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth has been the result of the scholarly study of Sacred Scripture.
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NUNDAY Franciscan and artist Sister Jane Mary Sorosiak

Blog Published: June 10, 2013

Monday is NUNDAY! And today we have a local nun from Sylvania, Ohio, right by us in Toledo! Sister Jane Mary Sorosiak, OSF, is a Sister of Saint Francis and an artist. She currently ministers at Alverno Art Studio near Lourdes University. Sister Jane Mary was recently featured in The Eagle, the newspaper of Bryan, Texas, following the installation of her artwork at a local hospital. The article "Nun Shares Faith Through Custom Murals" by Jordan Overturf (June 9, 2013) covers the assembly and unveiling of the new ceramic murals and also a bit about the artist herself.

AS140 Ask Sister - stressed out student succumbs to cheating, keeping the faith

Podcast Recorded: May 22, 2013

AS140 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on May 22, 2013.  

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AS123 Ask Sister – faith and logic, tarot cards and church teaching, not a smidgen of religion

Podcast Recorded: November 28, 2012

AS123 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on November 28, 2012. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: faith and logic, tarot cards and church teaching, not a smidgen of religion, and more!

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When the heart goes dark

Blog Published: August 14, 2012

The movie, called No Greater Love, is a beautiful, meditative documentary about a group of Carmelite nuns living cloistered in the middle of London’s Notting Hill.