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Do you remember the day you took vows?

February 24, 2020

In this #Nunday video, Sister Mindy Welding, IHM, reflects on the day she professed her vows and that moment of severe anxiety or perhaps profound grace.

Sister Mindy Welding, IHM

How is a convent different from just a house?

Podcast Recorded: February 21, 2020

In this Random Nun Clip, high school juniors ask how a convent is different from a regular house, and if nuns at the convent can have any fun. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS227 at aNunsLife.org. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Sister Jane Aseltyne, IHM. 

How is a convent different from a plain old house?

Postcards and other surprises from the convent

Podcast Recorded: February 22, 2018

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about surprises along the way to entering religious life. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS203. Hosts:Sister Maxine and guest Sister Michele Denton, IHM, religion teacher at Marian High School. 

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AS203 Ask Sister - improve your chances of being a nun, prayer winners and losers, making God wait

Podcast Recorded: February 22, 2018

Topics: improving your chances of being a nun, prayer winners and losers, making God wait. Hosted by sister Maxine with guest Sister Michele Denton, IHM.

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Sister Lisa Perkowski, IHM

July 14, 2017

I was quietly discerning becoming a sister, thinking I had to know for sure whether I wanted to be a sister before approaching the vocation director.

Sister Lisa Perkowski

AS193 Ask Sister - kneeling at Mass, girlfriend advice from God, sisters' names, who's the boss

Podcast Recorded: February 8, 2017

Topics:  Non-kneeler feels judged at Mass. God's advice about girlfriend problems. How sisters get their names. Priests, nuns, bosses.

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New Liturgical Furnishings = Spiritual Rearrangement!

Blog Published: November 10, 2014

You know how it goes -- you get a new piece of furniture, a new plant or painting and then EVERYTHING in the room has to be rearranged. No matter how seemingly unobtrusive the item may be, it may feel like things just have to shift around and re-balance.

The Power of a Snapshot

Blog Published: February 3, 2014

Yesterday while chilling at the convent, a snapshot turned my day from overwhelmed to graced!