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At the convent, do you have to eat the same food as everyone else, even if you don't like it?

Podcast Recorded: April 20, 2016

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about convent food and personal tastes. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS184.

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Quick! Give me something to calm my nerves!

Blog Published: November 19, 2012

We’ve got cookies! While researching nuns in the news I somehow ran across Saint Hildegard’s Nerve Cookie Recipe ...

Eating Biblically

Blog Published: August 28, 2012

Some meals are fabulous, some meals are bland — my breakfast this morning was absolutely biblical! In fact, I ate a verse right from the prophets — Ezekiel 4:9.

Weaving a Portrait of God with Raspberries

Blog Published: August 27, 2012

I have always loved reading about food; be it the history behind recipes, food culture, food memories and all the places in-between. Recently, I picked up the summer issue of Gastronomica: the Journal of Food and Culture and was unexpectedly delighted to find an article entitled “Of Raspberries and Religion” by Susan H. Swetnam, a Professor of English at Idaho State University.

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NUNDAY with Gouda Nuns

Blog Published: August 13, 2012

Monday is NUNDAY! Today we’ve got Gouda Nuns by guest blogger Karol Bartlett. Nunday is an opportunity to explore and imagine and experience the many ways Catholic sisters and nuns pray, live, and minister.

Behold the Rhubarb Custard Pie and other holy food

Blog Published: January 5, 2011

Even as I write this, I can almost taste my grandma’s rhubarb custard pie. If you’re not a fan of rhubarb, the pure beauty of this pie may be a mystery.

AS042 Ask Sister – getting rid of loans, athletic asceticism, sport and God, nun uniform, high school nun project

Podcast Recorded: September 17, 2010

AS042 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on September 17, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Guest: Sister Connie Supan, IHM. Topics include: getting rid of loans, athletic asceticism, sport and God, nun uniforms, high school nun project, and more!

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Pizzelles Aplenty

Blog Published: December 18, 2007

Over the last few days I baked pizzelles — Italian waffle cookies. It’s a tradition on the Italian side of my family specially in the seasons of Advent and Christmas!