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Handmade Gifts by Nuns and Monks

Blog Published: September 12, 2016

Did you know that you can purchase handmade rosaries, breads, cards, beer, coffee, blankets, prayer shawls, mustard, coffins, and more?! 

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AS130 Ask Sister - logistics of religious life, real Catholics?, when to tell the boss you're leaving for the monastery

Podcast Recorded: February 6, 2013

AS130 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on February 6, 2013. 

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IGF019 In Good Faith with guest Trish Clark

Podcast Recorded: July 18, 2012

IGF019 In Good Faith with travel writer Trish Clark, recorded live on July 18, 2012. Produced by aNunsLife.org Ministry. Topics include: what it’s like to stay at convents and monasteries in Europe, walking the Camino, pilgrimage, encountering God.

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The Monastery as the Household of God

Blog Published: January 27, 2012

The mental image of a cloister is often limited to a dark monastery vestibule or parlor where the visitor glimpsed a heavily veiled nun behind metal grille appointed with spikes to remind that the encounter would not include a touch or kiss.

AS023 Ask Sister – monastery live-ins, women deacons, modesty, poverty, nuns teaching, and more!

Podcast Recorded: April 30, 2010

AS023 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on April 30, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: monastery live-ins, women deacons, becoming a nun, teaching in universities, modesty in dress, sisterhood, poverty, discernment, and more!

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AS022 Ask Sister – romantic desires, spouse of Christ image, nun ranks, peace in the madness of life, telling family

Podcast Recorded: April 23, 2010

AS022 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on April 23, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: having romantic desires, spouse of Christ image, nun ranking system, formation, finding peace in the madness of life, telling parents, and more!

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Book Review: Good Night and God Bless

Blog Published: September 9, 2009

If you like to travel and enjoy hanging with nuns and monks, this book may be for you!

Living in Community

Blog Published: June 25, 2009

Catholic sisters and nuns live in community in a wide variety of ways. Often we only think of community as living under the same roof, that is in “the convent” or “the monastery” but community actually takes many forms. Simply living under the same roof does not make a community. Likewise, living singly does not mean you are living alone or without community.