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What drew you to religious life?

June 10, 2019

Sister Angela Gertsema, ASCJ, reflects on the journey that led her to religious life.

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How did you overcome trials in your vocation?

January 23, 2019

In this #Nunday Video, Sister Lorraine Reaume, OP, reflects on the challenges and joys of her vocation to religious life. 

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What questions did you ask as a young discerner?

June 12, 2018

Sister Michelle Lesher, SSJ, a Sister of Saint Joseph of Philadelphia currently serving in vocation and formation ministry, talks about the questions she was asking as a young discerner.

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Becoming an Oblate Sister of Providence

Blog Published: January 15, 2018

In this #Nunday video, Sister Marcia Hall, OSP, talks about her journey to becoming an Oblate Sister of Providence. 

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What values shape your life?

Blog Published: December 27, 2017

In this blog post, Sister Belinda Monahan, OSB, reflects on her time as an archaeologist and how collecting information about people's daily lives in that role is similar to what Benedictines have been doing since the Dark Ages.

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Can I do nun-like ministry without being a nun?

Podcast Recorded: June 21, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks for ideas about being of service to others. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast AS197, with hosts Sister Maxine and Almost-Sister Jane.

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Helen Mirren's advice to live like a nun

Blog Published: June 3, 2015

The fabulous actor Helen Mirren made the headlines with her remark about having to live "like an f - - king nun" in order to make it on Broadway. Naturally my curiosity was piqued.

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Saving Sister

Blog Published: January 27, 2014

Last week we celebrated the life and mourned the death of our dear Sister Mary Ellen, affectionately known as Mel.... At her wake we had a "remembering" prayer service during which Sister Barbara reflected on Mel's life, ministry, loves, and adventures. I loved hearing about Mel, especially the stories of adventures I never knew she had! But what struck me most was when Barbara said these words.