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Litany of the Pets to honor Saint Francis

Blog Published: October 4, 2013

Happy Feast of Saint Francis! We invite you to include your pets in the Litany. Just write their names in the “comment” area of the blog post and we’ll bring them into prayer this evening. Prayer is at 5 pm ET at aNunsLife.org/live.

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.

Christ Carries Us in Our Poverty

Blog Published: February 27, 2013

Today's readings certainly complement each other in meaning and lesson. Jeremiah puts forth the gift of trust. Who do we give our trust to — the human person or the Lord? The season of Lent calls us to stop our busyness and reflect upon our works and efforts and daily life. What empowers or gives energy to your work and efforts?

NUNDAY The Original Flying Nun, Sister Mary Aquinas Kinskey, OSF

Blog Published: November 5, 2012

Most of us when we hear the words the “Flying Nun” immediately think of the 1960s comedy sitcom of the same name starring actor Sally Field as the Daughter of Charity, Sister Bertrille. Sister Batrille’s habit included a large, almost winged, head covering. Each time a wind came up it would cause Sister Bertrille to lift off the ground and fly. The comedy of course is that this happened at the most awkward of times.

Retreat Time of the Year

Blog Published: August 17, 2012

Today’s guest blogger is Sister Julianna Vagnozzi, CSSF, belongs to the Sisters of Saint Felix of Cantalice. The Felician Sisters are part of the Franciscan tradition through the life and charism of Blessed Mary Angela Truszkowska.

AS052 Ask Sister – military sister, what’s a convent?, knotted cords, down and unmotivated, why be Catholic?

Podcast Recorded: December 10, 2010

AS052 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on December 10, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Guest: Sister Donna Hart, IHM. Topics include: military sisters, convents defined, Franciscan knotted cord, down and unmotivated, why be Catholic?, and more!

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Olympics Speedskater is now a Catholic Nun

Blog Published: February 18, 2010

Today we celebrate an Olympian who is now a Franciscan nun. Kirstin Holum was just 17 years old when she competed in speedskating at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano. She took 6th place in the 3000 meter which was considered a great achievement and a sign for future greatness.

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NUNDAY Franciscan Sisters

Blog Published: February 1, 2010

Today's Nunday photo is of Sister Mary Barbara Hassler and Sister Patricia Ann Murray and was taken during an outreach ministry week in Danville, Illinois.

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