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The Mighty Macs – movie review

Blog Published: September 7, 2011

She dared to dream. They dared to believe.” The words are from the promo poster for The Mighty Macs. The movie is inspired by the true story of the coach, players, and sisters of Immaculata College. Against great odds, the small college won the U.S. national women’s basketball championship in 1972.

AS081 Ask Sister – online ordination, life of prayer, ups and downs of entering religious life, married and called to religious life,The Sound of Music

Podcast Recorded: August 25, 2011

AS081 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on August 25, 2011. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: online ordination, life of prayer, ups and downs of entering religious life, married and called to religious life, and The Sound of Music.

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In the movie The Sound of Music, do you like the way the nuns are portrayed?

Podcast Recorded: August 25, 2011

This Random Nun Clip is from Ask Sister podcast episode 81. Hear the full podcast at AS081.

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An Open Letter to Sinéad O’Connor about a nun’s life

Blog Published: August 23, 2011

”I am in the peak of my sexual prime and way too lovely to be living like a nun, and it’s VERY depressing.”

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AS071 Ask Sister – Lady Gaga and Judas, blessed and cursed, dieting and Eucharist, and more!

Podcast Recorded: May 11, 2011

AS071 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on May 11, 2011. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: Lady Gaga and Judas, blessed and cursed, dieting and Eucharist, and more!

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Monday Quiz: Find the derisive stereotypes of nuns in this article

Blog Published: April 25, 2011

Just when I think stereotypes and negative portrayals of Catholic sisters and nuns can’t get any worse, I read something like this review of Sister Act the Musical. No, no it’s not the musical that is problematic.

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.

IGF008 In Good Faith with Dr. Bren Ortega Murphy

Podcast Recorded: April 11, 2011

IGF008 In Good Faith with Bren Ortega Murphy, PhD, recorded live on April 12, 2011. Produced by aNunsLife.org ministry. The nuns talk with Prof. Murphy about nun images in popular culture, such as Nunzilla, Boxing Nuns, movie nuns and more!

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