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What is daily prayer like for Franciscans?

Podcast Recorded: May 9, 2018

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about daily prayer, walking, and surprises from God. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS207 from our Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Saint Francis of the Holy Cross, in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  

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AS203 Ask Sister - improve your chances of being a nun, prayer winners and losers, making God wait

Podcast Recorded: February 22, 2018

Topics: improving your chances of being a nun, prayer winners and losers, making God wait. Hosted by sister Maxine with guest Sister Michele Denton, IHM.

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What's prayer like for contemplative nuns?

Podcast Recorded: September 7, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about prayer in the everyday life of the Poor Clare monastery. Hear the full podcast and see photos, our travel journal, and lots more from our visit with the Poor Clares on the Motherhouse Road Trip page. 

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Discernment Advice from Sister Michelle, SSJ

Blog Published: August 28, 2017

Sister Michelle Lesher, SSJ, currently serving in vocation and formation ministry, shares her advice on how to discern God’s calling in your life.

Nunday with Michelle Lesher

Praying when you feel really angry at God

Podcast Recorded: August 16, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener who's angry with God wonders if she should hold off on prayer until things cool down. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS199. Hosts: Sister Maxine and guest Sister Shannon Schrein, OSF, a Sylvania Franciscan and a theologian. 

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Perfect Prayer Not Required

Blog Published: July 11, 2017

A Nun's Life welcomes guest blogger Sister Christina Chavez, CDP, who writes about her experience of discerning and being a canonical novice with the Congregation of Divine Providence in San Antonio, Texas.

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Whenever I see nuns, is it ok to ask them for prayers?

Podcast Recorded: April 11, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip: a listener asks about prayer-request protocols. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast AS195.

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What can Lent teach us about discernment?

Blog Published: March 14, 2017

Sister Cheryl reflects on Lent as a time of discernment, growth, and tuning into God's call.

Lenten reflection