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Am I less myself because I am a Catholic Sister?

Blog Published: October 21, 2015

When asked the question about being less myself as a nun, I felt like I would explode with unicorns, hamsters, and rainbows!


What is the best part of being a Catholic Sister?

June 17, 2019

Sister Sarah Puls, SGS, shares how being a Catholic Sister allows her to be her best self and to freely respond to the needs of the world.

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Did you ever feel pressured to be a nun?

Podcast Recorded: August 16, 2018

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about having the freedom to make a commitment. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS210 at aNunsLife.org. 

What's the connection between prayer and freedom?

Podcast Recorded: March 1, 2016

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk with BVM Sisters Lou and Paulette about the relationship of prayer and freedom. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast episode at AS181.

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Impatience with a side of God

Blog Published: June 9, 2014

I am not gifted with patience, nor have I prayed to have this gift. I know all too well that if I did ask, the Holy Spirit will oblige and give me ample opportunities to "acquire" the gift of patience. Fortunately God does not leave me alone in my questionable decisions -- but it's not patience that God helps me out with!

Living the Vows is about freedom

October 21, 2019

In this #Nunday Monday video, Sister Christina Chavez, CDP, shares how the vows religious profess are not about what can’t be done, but about the freedom that comes from living the vows.


AS095 Ask Sister – the nature of grace, renouncing things one never had, nunly vows, my church NO my church!

Podcast Recorded: December 8, 2011

AS095 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on December 8, 2011. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: nature and theology of grace, renouncing things one never had, nun vows, the Trinity as two men and a hen?, my church NO my church!, and more!

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