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Curling a Nun’s Toes

Blog Published: April 11, 2011

As a Catholic nun, I was not aware that it was possible for anything, let alone a foul word, to curl a nun’s toes. This curling business kind of freaks me out. Not the least reason of which is because I dare not imagine how many toes I unknowingly curled in my earlier days.

Don’t let movies and TV taint your view of Catholic sisters and nuns!

Blog Published: January 17, 2011

Bobbling, giddy nuns? Stern, ruler-wielding nuns? Holier-than-thou and out-of-touch? Not so, my friends.

Nuns: Crime Fighters Edition

Blog Published: August 15, 2009

It’s like something out of a comic book — Nuns spy evil-wrongdoing in a quiet village and mobilize forces (“Wonder Twin powers ACTIVATE! Form of a holy vigilant!”) to swoop down from the heavens and accost said perpetrator to restore peace and tranquility to the land. “Hail, Sister Mary!!” shout the peasant people as the nuns drop the befuddled criminal at the doorstep of the jail.

An Open Letter to the Media: How to Identify Sisters and Nuns

Blog Published: April 19, 2007

Dear Media Professionals, Thank you for your recent interest in the lives of women religious. We who are Sisters and Nuns are grateful for the opportunity to share our lifestyle with others and to share the liberating mission of Jesus with all whom we encounter.

A Nun