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Lent—being open to God's grace

Blog Published: March 4, 2020

Fasting. What do you need or want to fast from? When we fast from something, we empty ourselves making room for something else, such as God’s grace.

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Lent - the space between chaos and calm

Blog Published: February 26, 2020

Lent. Are you ready?  Engaging in the season of Lent is much like cleaning your room. It’s a sacred time to unclutter your personal and spiritual life and find a sense of balance.

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Can you fast from vaping in Lent, or only from food?

Podcast Recorded: February 21, 2020

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks if he gives up vaping for Lent, will it count, or does fasting only count if it's food. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS227 at aNunsLife.org. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Sister Jane Aseltyne, IHM.

Can you fast from vaping in Lent, or does only food count?

AS227 Ask Sister - life after the Novitiate, convent vs. plain old house, vaping in Lent, nun notecards

Podcast Recorded: February 21, 2020

Topics: life after the Novitiate, convent vs. plain old house, vaping in Lent, nun notecards. Hosts: Sister Maxine, IHM, and Sister Jane Aseltyne, IHM.

Life after the Novitiate, convent vs. plain old house, vaping in Lent, nun notecards

Signs and wonders on the Lenten journey

Blog Published: April 4, 2019

I found myself in new terrain this week, not sure if my Lenten daily walks were going to happen.

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Engaging the Lenten Journey

Blog Published: March 5, 2019

Have you given much thought to your Lenten practice this year? What are you going to do differently, what are you giving up, and how are you making a different space for God in your daily life?

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Should I give up tiresome friends for Lent?

Podcast Recorded: February 3, 2016

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks what to do about Lent and friends who talk constantly about food. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS180. 

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AS180 Ask Sister - giving up tiresome friends for Lent, parading around our holiness, fasting

Podcast Recorded: February 3, 2016

AS180 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on February 3, 2016. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. 

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