Laudato Si': Praise Be to You, God!

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The simple pleasure of encouraging a garden to grow can help us grow closer to God.

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IGF052 In Good Faith with Sister Réjane Cytacki, SCL, A Nun's Life Ministry
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In August 2021, Sister Rejane Cytacki joined A Nun's Life Ministry as executive director, succeeding Sister Maxine Kollasch. Together they have been working on the transition of leadership for that ministry--and Sister Rejane has been publishing blog posts at, interacting with the A Nun's Life community on social media, and getting to know the community through Facebook Live events like Praying with the Sisters. Here she is making her podcast debut! Sister Rejane is a Sister of Charity of Leavenworth, Kansas, and prior to A Nun's Life Ministry, she served as executive director of the Eco-Justice Center for the Racine Dominicans in Racine, Wisconsin Before that, she served in environmental education and campus ministry at the University of St. Mary in Leavenworth. She has also taught elementary education in Kansas and Colorado.

In Good Faith with Sister Rejane Cytacki, SCL

As a Catholic, if I don’t do more to reduce climate change, is it a sin?
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A listener wonders how much responsibility she has as a Catholic to help reduce climate change. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS236 at Hosts: Sister Maxine and Sister Shannon. 

In this Random Nun Clip podcast, a listener wonders, Does the encyclical Laudato Si mean I should do more to reduce climate change.

AS236 Ask Sister - Climate change conundrum, hey you Nuns, the Word of God or of regular people
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Join Sister Maxine and Sister Shannon for lively conversation in response to listener questions! Topics: climate change conundrum, hey you Nuns, the Word of God or of regular people.  

AS234 Ask Sister – Easter bunny vs. Jesus, prepping for Purgatory, how to know if the rosary is working

Preaching via creation care
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Sisters Barbara Hagel and Jeanette DeYoung, Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose in Fremont, California, explain how their work of caring for creation preaches the Good News. Hear the full In Good Faith episode IGF046 at A transcript of this podcast is available below.