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AS035 Ask Sister – forgiveness and moving on, nuns as missionaries, religious names of sisters, habit pockets and more!

Podcast Recorded: July 23, 2010

AS035 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on July 23, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: forgiving someone who has hurt us and not getting stuck, nuns as missionaries, religious names of sisters, habit pockets, home altars, and more!

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A Question of Habit: Images of Catholic Sisters and Nuns

Blog Published: June 29, 2010

The Conference on the History of Women Religious has been great. Yesterday we had a preview of a soon-to-be published document called A Question of Habit: The Curious Image of Nuns in Popular Culture by Dr. Bren Ortega Murphy of Loyola University Chicago. I wrote about A Question of Habit project when it was in its early stages back in 2008 when Dr. Murphy gave a lecture at Loyola.

AS008 Ask Sister Podcast

Podcast Recorded: December 18, 2009

Ask Sister Podcast is a production of A Nun's Life Ministry. Episode 008 was aired December 18, 2009. Questions covered were how God is calling us, why nuns don't wear habits and one becomes Catholic.

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AS005 Ask Sister Podcast

Podcast Recorded: November 20, 2009

Ask Sister Podcast is a production of A Nun's Life Ministry. Episode 005 was aired November 20, 2009. Topics included do nuns have computers in monasteries, when nuns stopped wearing habits, how do you pass through a 'dark night of the soul'?

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AS002 Ask Sister Podcast

Podcast Recorded: October 30, 2009

Ask Sister podcast is a production of A Nun's Life Ministry. Episode 002 aired October 30, 2009.

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What does it mean to be Counter-cultural?

Blog Published: April 29, 2009

Yesterday’s post on the question Is the habit the answer to vocations recruitment? drew a lot of discussion and perspectives. I want to pull out of there an interesting sub-conversation about what it means to be counter-cultural.

Is the habit the answer to vocations recruitment?

Blog Published: April 28, 2009

The question about the habit being the answer to vocations recruitment comes up every now and again on the blog in various forms. It’s an interesting question that is way more complex than a simple “yes” or “no” can account for.

Article focuses on wardrobe, not beauty of consecrated virginity vocation

Blog Published: August 6, 2008

Why, just the other day I was donning my cycling habit — coolmax tank top, cool biker-dude sunglasses, and black spandex short ...