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December 11, 2014

A Nun's Life features an interactive website where users can connect with sisters and nuns in real time through the live chat room, listening to one of the many podcasts, and commenting on the blog. In addition to the website, A Nun's Life Ministry is present on social media, connecting with people in their social networks. Wherever we are, we extend hospitality and encouragement to all we meet.

NUNDAY The Original Flying Nun, Sister Mary Aquinas Kinskey, OSF

Blog Published: November 5, 2012

Most of us when we hear the words the “Flying Nun” immediately think of the 1960s comedy sitcom of the same name starring actor Sally Field as the Daughter of Charity, Sister Bertrille. Sister Batrille’s habit included a large, almost winged, head covering. Each time a wind came up it would cause Sister Bertrille to lift off the ground and fly. The comedy of course is that this happened at the most awkward of times.

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NUNDAY with Sister Norma Pimentel, MJ

Blog Published: September 19, 2015

Monday is NUNDAY! Meet Sister Norma Pimentel, MJ, Executive Director of Catholic Charities in the Rio Grande Valley.

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Sister Janet Mead — a REAL rocker nun

Blog Published: March 13, 2012

Sister Janet Mead, RSM, is one of the best known rocker nuns! Her recording of a rock version of The Lord’s Prayer reached #3 on the Australian Singles Chart and #4 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Prof. Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, comes to A Nun's Life

Blog Published: October 21, 2013

One of my favorite scholars is Dr. Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, a Sister of Saint Joseph of Brentwood, New York. I studied her work when I was in graduate school, and I've followed her along ever since! It is a huge honor to have her join Sister Maxine and me for our next In Good Faith podcast on November 1....

Nuns take on McDonald’s and the health of our children

Blog Published: March 15, 2011

The Sisters of Saint Francis of Philadelphia are spearheading a proposal for McDonald’s Corporation that they respond to the public health concerns and data about the effects of fast food on the health of children.

Bernie Becomes a Nun

Blog Published: November 3, 2010

In 1954 a young nun by the name of Sister Bernadette Lynch, MM, was profiled in none other than Cosmopolitan magazine and photographed by the legendary George Barris, who also photographed the likes of Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe.

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