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Sister Madonna Buder – the Iron Nun

Blog Published: March 26, 2012

A Nun’s Life correspondent Audra Turnbull recently spoke with marathoning nun Sister Madonna Buder. We are delighted to have this story from their conversation!

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Run for the Nuns Marathon Fundraiser Results!

Blog Published: July 6, 2012

Julia writes the final page in her “Run for the Nuns” fundraiser to support A Nun’s Life Ministry. Thanks to Julia and to your generous support and encouragement, we raised over $2,000!

Run for the Nuns

Blog Published: March 9, 2012

NL community member, Julia, is lacing up her running shoes and running a marathon in June to raise funds for this ever-growing ministry. Almost every week we’ll hear from Julia about her training and have guest bloggers speak about the spirituality of running.

Running and Discernment

Blog Published: May 4, 2012

Guest blogger Audra Turnbull of Awkward Catholic fame writes today of running and discernment in support of Julia who is running a marathon to support the nuns!

Epic fail with a side of compassion

Blog Published: May 25, 2012

Recently, I went on a long run. And it was REALLY long. Twenty miles, to be exact, the longest run of my training. It started out great–and then, around mile 13, I had an unfortunate encounter ...

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Woman Who Runs with Tunes

Blog Published: March 16, 2012

I love running with music. To be precise, I can’t stand running WITHOUT music

Run the Good Race

Blog Published: March 30, 2012

A Nun’s Life community member Julia writes about training for a marathon. Whether you are a runner or not, how might Julia’s words apply to a situation in your life? What bits of wisdom shine out for you?

Running with Sickness

Blog Published: April 13, 2012

Just like that, my carefully crafted plan fell to pieces.