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AS205 Ask Sister - becoming a saint, let down by Lent, can disbelievers be called by God, boot camp for nuns

Podcast Recorded: March 8, 2018

Topics: becoming a saint, let down by Lent, disbelievers called by God, boot camp for nuns. Sr. Maxine with guests Sr. Michele and Sr. Connie, of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ. 

AS205 Ask Sister with the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ

The best Lent EVER

Blog Published: February 28, 2018

If you’ve been watching the Olympics as much as I have, this can sound like an incentive to beat out all the other contestants and put down your best Lent ever!

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What to do when willpower wanes during Lent?

Podcast Recorded: February 8, 2018

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener gets anxious about Lent because of past epic fails. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS204. Hosts: Sister Maxine and guest Sister Shannon Schrein, OSF, a Sylvania Franciscan and theologian.

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AS204 Ask Sister - creationism, painful prompts from God, Lenten willpower, faith and adulting

Podcast Recorded: February 8, 2018

Topics: creationism, painful prompts from God, Lenten willpower, faith and adulting. Hosted by Sr. Maxine with guest Sr. Shannon Schrein, OSF.

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AS195 Ask Sister - Holy Week homestretch, First Communion gifts, asking for prayers, penance, metrics for holiness

Podcast Recorded: April 11, 2017

AS195 Ask Sister - Holy Week homestretch. First Communion gifts for grade schoolers. Asking for prayers. Penance. Metrics for holiness.

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What can Lent teach us about discernment?

Blog Published: March 14, 2017

Sister Cheryl reflects on Lent as a time of discernment, growth, and tuning into God's call.

Lenten reflection

If you wear ashes, is that like parading around your holiness?

Podcast Recorded: February 3, 2016

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks if people who wear ashes on Ash Wednesday are showing off their holiness. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS180.

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Should I give up tiresome friends for Lent?

Podcast Recorded: February 3, 2016

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks what to do about Lent and friends who talk constantly about food. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS180. 

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