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Human trafficking and paying forward the graces of God

Blog Published: July 29, 2020

I began volunteering at a local organization that provided shelter and services to victims. One member of the staff, herself a human trafficking survivor, and I connected. She taught me that a child who is consistently sold to others has no other definition of self.

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Preparation and details, prayer and presence: Sisters are never alone at death

Blog Published: December 11, 2019

Ice cream at a funeral? Funeral customs around the world have many common elements, but each culture and each religious congregation puts its unique stamp on the rituals around death and dying. 

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The saintly inspiration of Angela Merici

Podcast Recorded: March 21, 2019

The Ursuline Sisters talk about foundress Saint Angela Merici and how her centuries-old mission energizes people today to take action for justice. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS219 at aNunsLife.org. Sister Maxine with guests: Sister Jean Ann Zappa and Sister Janet Marie Peterworth of the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville, Kentucky.  

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What cool things have you done as a nun?

Podcast Recorded: March 21, 2019

Sacred Heart Academy students ask about awesome nun experiences. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast AS219 at aNunsLife.org. Sister Maxine with guests: Sister Jean Ann Zappa and Sister Janet Marie Peterworth of the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville, Kentucky.  

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AS219 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville, Kentucky

Podcast Recorded: March 21, 2019

Sister Maxine with guests Sisters Jean Ann Zappa and Janet Marie Peterworth of the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville. Students from Sacred Heart Academy join us for podcast! Topics: finding God, advice from foundress Angela Merici, what everyone should know about nuns, joy and vocation. 

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4th Sunday of Advent

Blog Published: December 23, 2018

In what ways are you open to the presence of holiness in your life?

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Did you ever feel pressured to be a nun?

Podcast Recorded: August 16, 2018

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about having the freedom to make a commitment. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS210 at aNunsLife.org. 

How do our vows shape our lives?

Podcast Recorded: August 9, 2018

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about what the vows mean and how they guide our lives. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS209 at aNunsLife.org.

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