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What advice would you give someone discerning a call to religious life?

December 17, 2018

See how Sister Barbara O'Kane uses the acronym P.R.A.Y. for discerners considering religious life.

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Make Your Life a Prayer

Blog Published: March 11, 2009

Last night I talked with a group of young adult Catholics about prayer — ways to pray in the midst of daily life with all of the activities, pressures, and responsibilities that any given day might hold.

AS103 Ask Sister – guest nuns join our hosts, living the life of Jesus, too much bling in church, ways to pray in everyday life

Podcast Recorded: February 22, 2012

AS103 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on February 22, 2012. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: Sr. Marie Gabriel and Sr. Dorothy guest nuns, living the life of Jesus, too much bling in church, ways to pray in everyday life, and more!

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AS091 Ask Sister – novelist needs info for nunfiction, hanging up on a call from God, how nuns pray, submissiveness, unholy spirits, gay saints

Podcast Recorded: November 9, 2011

AS091 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on November 9, 2011. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: novelist needs info for nunfiction, hanging up on a call from God, how nuns pray, submissiveness, unholy spirits, gay saints

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AS060 Ask Sister – nuns in India, praying to Mary, missing God’s call, Saint Scholastica, and more!

Podcast Recorded: February 11, 2011

AS060 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on February 11, 2011. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: praying to Mary, missing God’s call, nuns in India, Saint Scholastica, and more!

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Advent: Step 4 Act

Blog Published: December 21, 2010

The fourth and final step for our spiritual tuneup is to act. No, you don’t have to join a stage group (although that may be what your reading, praying, and reflecting move you to do). Rather you are at a new place where you can choose to be in the world in a way that is more in sync with yourself and with God.

Advent: Step 2 Pray

Blog Published: December 7, 2010

Prayer. It’s a basic necessity of life. Whatever form it comes in, whatever words or images we use, we need to not just pray, but make our entire lives a prayer. Continuing the thread from earlier, to pray is part of the 4-step formula (read, pray, reflect, and act) for engaging in Advent and for deepening one’s spiritual life in general.