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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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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!

Why would God keep me from running a race that I've trained for all year?

Podcast Recorded: March 13, 2013

This Random Nun Clip is from our Ask Sister podcast episode 133. Hear the full podcast at AS133.

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Marathon Weekend

Blog Published: June 15, 2012

It’s a beautiful Friday here and we are looking forward to a weekend of marathon activities with Julia and Audra. We’ve got the race Expo tomorrow and 26.2 miles on Sunday. We are definitely going to pray, watch Julia run, and drink coffee.

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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Running with Sickness

Blog Published: April 13, 2012

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

AS111 Ask Sister – marathon spirituality, God as running partner, is love necessary for faith, will becoming a nun make you a better person

Podcast Recorded: June 5, 2012

AS111 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on June 6, 2012. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: marathon spirituality, God as running partner, is love necessary for faith, will becoming a nun make you a better person, and more!

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“I don’t know how to do this”

Blog Published: May 18, 2012

I went out on a run a few days ago.... After a few yards, I came to a horrifying realization: I had forgotten how to run.