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IGF018 In Good Faith with Carole Garibaldi Rogers

Podcast Recorded: June 13, 2012

IGF018 In Good Faith with oral historian Carole Garibaldi Rogers, recorded live on June 13, 2012. Produced by aNunsLife.org Ministry. Topics include: what is oral history, sisters’ stories of change after Vatican II, a spirituality of listening.

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IGF016 In Good Faith with Prof. Sister Patricia Wittberg

Podcast Recorded: April 11, 2012

IGF016 In Good Faith with Sister Patricia Wittberg, recorded live on April 11, 2012. Produced by aNunsLife.org Ministry. Topics include young women in the Catholic Church today, the attraction to intentional communities.

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Welcome to the Convent, Jane Lynch and Jennifer Hudson!

Blog Published: April 2, 2012

It’s time to build a new wing on the virtual convent of the Movie Star Sisters!

Declaring Yourself a Nun … Not

Blog Published: March 6, 2012

I am sure Caroline Flack thinks it was kind of clever to declare herself a nun after rumors about her relationship habits. Flack, the TV cohost of “reality companion show” The Xtra Factor (another Simon Cowell production), reportedly tweeted, “Decided I won’t make eye contact with a male human being again. Going to become a nun.” (source)

IGF013 In Good Faith with Coach Cathy Rush

Podcast Recorded: January 18, 2012

IGF013 In Good Faith with Coach Cathy Rush, recorded live on January 18, 2012. Produced by aNunsLife.org Ministry. Topics include: coaching 1st national champs in women’s basketball, working with nuns, Mighty Macs movie, Future Stars summer camps & more.

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Madonna on Discernment

Blog Published: November 14, 2011

I am fascinated with a newly published letter that Madonna (the artist and performer) wrote when she was twenty years old. The letter (courtesy of the website Letters of Note) is addressed to film director Stephen Lewicki as a sort of “résumé” for the lead role in his film A Certain Sacrifice. She mentions how she wanted to be a movie star or a nun, and how, after trying things out, she decided to pursue a music career.

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AS084 Ask Sister – The Nun’s Story movie vs. real nuns stories, can you become a nun if you have health issues, can techies be nuns too, and more

Podcast Recorded: September 14, 2011

AS084 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on September 14, 2011. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: The Nun’s Story movie versus real life nun stories, can you become a nun if you have health issues, can techies be nuns too, and more!

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Sugababes and Nuns

Blog Published: September 13, 2011

Hanging out with nuns is pretty cool, I have to say. But don’t take my word for it (I am an aforementioned nun after all). Even a card-carrying member of the British band Sugababes thinks so too!

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