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Top 10 Reasons A Nun's Life Needs YOUR Support

Blog Published: May 27, 2020

YOU are very much a part of our life and mission! Here are some awesome (and practical) reasons to support the ministry and those whom we serve!

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Lent—discovering our inner potential

Blog Published: March 11, 2020

Giving is an act that should stretch and deepen the giver, sometimes beyond a level of comfort...and sometimes to the point of giving of ourselves?


Opening the Christmas Gift

Blog Published: December 25, 2019

Beyond the trees and tinsel and light…beyond the gifts of family and friends…beyond everything around us is a silent, fresh Presence, awakening in us today in new and deeper ways.

Sister Cheryl Rose, HM

Sister Debra Weina, SSJ-TOSF

February 27, 2019

The process of discernment taught me that Sisters are human, community life is messy and conflicts happen--and once I embraced this I could move forward and live the gift of who I was to this world.

Sr. Debra Weina, SSJ-TOSF

Handmade Gifts by Nuns and Monks

Blog Published: September 12, 2016

Did you know that you can purchase handmade rosaries, breads, cards, beer, coffee, blankets, prayer shawls, mustard, coffins, and more?! 

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Should I give a wedding gift even though I disagree with the marriage?

Podcast Recorded: August 10, 2016

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks if giving a wedding gift is an endorsement of the marriage, even if it's not meant to be. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast episode AS188 at aNunsLife.org.

A Nun

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!

Epiphany - Gifts to Give and to Receive

Blog Published: January 6, 2014

On this Feast of the Epiphany, we celebrate the three wise ones who followed the star to Jesus the Christ! As we reflect on this scripture verse and image, consider the following thoughts.