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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.

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.

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.

A Nun’s Life in Psychology Today magazine

Blog Published: May 6, 2009

Check out Psychology Today magazine this month for an interview with me about being a Catholic sister and about A Nun’s Life. It’s called “Mass Communication: God connects through a new medium” by Jessica Pilot in Psychology Today (May-June 2009).

Nun Photos – Got em? Send em!

Blog Published: September 8, 2008

Photos of Catholic sisters and nuns are difficult to come by here in the World Wide Web. The Internet collection of nun photos is abysmal. We are tired of looking for images and coming up with caricatures of nuns and erotica. Neither speak the truth about the women who are Catholic sisters and nuns or about the vocation of religious life.

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....

Declining Numbers of Catholic Sisters and Nuns

Blog Published: January 17, 2009

There’s been a lot of media around the topic of declining numbers of Catholic sisters and nuns. "Beyond the veil: Debate continues on why number of nuns is declining," a recent article from Catholic News Service, highlights a couple of arguments about why the decline in number.

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.