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My prayers have fallen into default mode. What to do?

Podcast Recorded: August 16, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener wonders how to get her prayer life out of the doldrums. 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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What's the ideal age to become a nun?

Podcast Recorded: September 21, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks about age requirements and why she’s being encouraged to wait awhile before entering religious life. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS197. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Almost-Sister Jane. 

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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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In Lent, should I pray only the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary?

Podcast Recorded: March 6, 2013

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks if it's ok to pray all the mysteries of the rosary during Lent, or only the Sorrowful Mysteries. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast AS132 at aNunsLife.org.

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What lifestyle changes happen when you become a nun?

Podcast Recorded: March 6, 2014

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk with Sister Jill Underdahl, CSJ, about independence and interdependence as part of the lifestyle changes involved in becoming a nun.Hear the full podcast at AS153.

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Dragging people to prayer, really?

Podcast Recorded: December 18, 2013

In this LOL Random Nun Clip, we talk about an "innovative" prayer concept for resolving conflict: dragging people to Jesus for prayer. Hear the full podcast at AS150.

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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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Does God ever test us or lead us into temptation?

Podcast Recorded: August 16, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip: how the idea of God testing people evolves in scripture. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast AS199, hosted by Sister Maxine with guest Sister Shannon Schrein, OSF.

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