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Does God cause pain to make us change our ways?

Podcast Recorded: February 8, 2018

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener wonders if God causes pain so that we’ll move in the right direction. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS204. Hosts: Sister Maxine and guest Sister Shannon Schrein, OSF, a Sylvania Franciscan and theologian.

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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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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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I feel distant from God. What can I do to close the gap?

Podcast Recorded: March 6, 2014

In this Random Nun Clip, Sister Cathy Steffans, CSJ, responds to a listener who wonders how she can adapt "nun prayer practices" to help when she's feeling distant from God. Hear the full podcast at  AS153.

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What should I do when my prayers seem to go unanswered?

Podcast Recorded: December 18, 2013

This Random Nun Clip is from Ask Sister podcast episode 150. Hear the full podcast at AS150.

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How do I choose a confirmation name?

Podcast Recorded: January 30, 2013

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener wants a confirmation name that's meaningful. Hear the full podcast at AS129.

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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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A tale of two Marys--one on a pedestal and the other...not so much?

Podcast Recorded: November 1, 2013

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk with Sister Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, about the two Marys -- the Mother of Jesus and Mary Magdalene -- and new understandings about Mary Magdalene. Hear the full In Good Faith podcast at IGF028.

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