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Leaving Home for the Convent

Blog Published: October 9, 2007

Continuing my reflections on Saint Teresa of Avila … Finally, after all kinds of questioning, resistance, and prayer, Teresa happens to read the Epistles of Saint Jerome which must have truly edified her for she says she was filled with much courage. Courage was exactly what she needed for she knew that telling her father about her desire to enter the Carmelite monastery would be really, really tough

AS094 Ask Sister – nun hairstyles, a question of morals, debunking nun myths for your friends, nuns for 4-year-old, weird detours

Podcast Recorded: November 30, 2011

AS094 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on November 30, 2011. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: nun hairstyles, a question of morals, debunking nun myths for your friends, explaining nuns to a 4-year-old child, weird detours, and more!

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AS029 Ask Sister – prioritizing religious communities to visit, a worried mom, steps in becoming a nun, semi-supportive parent

Podcast Recorded: June 11, 2010

AS029 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on June 11, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: prioritizing religious communities to visit, a worried mom, steps in becoming a nun, dealing with a semi-supportive parent, and more.

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I'm interested in becoming Catholic, but my dad isn't happy about it. What to do?

Podcast Recorded: August 15, 2012

This clip is from our Ask Sister podcast episode 117, recorded live on August 15, 2012. Hear the full podcast at AS117.

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AS022 Ask Sister – romantic desires, spouse of Christ image, nun ranks, peace in the madness of life, telling family

Podcast Recorded: April 23, 2010

AS022 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on April 23, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: having romantic desires, spouse of Christ image, nun ranking system, formation, finding peace in the madness of life, telling parents, and more!

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AS009 Ask Sister Podcast

Podcast Recorded: January 9, 2010

Ask Sister Podcast is a production of A Nun’s Life Ministry. Episode 009 was aired January 8, 2010. During the show we responded to questions about deciding to become a nun, being physically disabled, visiting friends and relatives as a nun, relocation, and religious department.

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3 Siblings become Catholic Priests

Blog Published: July 26, 2012

Catholic priests are bountiful in the Strand family of Wisconsin. Luke and Jake are already ordained priests and Vincent is in formation with the Jesuits. This is a heartening story about how these young men felt drawn to the Gospel, outreach, and faith … and how each in their own way wrestled with and embraced their unique path to becoming priests and a Jesuit.

AS007 Ask Sister Podcast

Podcast Recorded: December 11, 2009

Ask Sister Podcast is a production of A Nun's Life Ministry. Episode 007 was aired December 11, 2009. Topics included the difference between a nun and a sister, can nuns wear fragrance and how does one tell their parents about becoming a nun.

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