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Buying the Field - Pick up the finale in the Religious Life Trilogy

Blog Published: June 20, 2013

At long last the third and final book of Sister Sandra Schneiders's series "Religious Life in a New Millennium" is in my hands! ... I haven't even gotten to the Introduction yet and I'm already enthralled with these images of Scripture and red-slippered virgins!

Celibacy, the Movie!

Blog Published: October 12, 2012

Looking for a good DVD to watch? Something a bit different? You might want to check out this one: Radical Love: Consecrated Celibacy, produced by WordNet Productions.

Sister Sandra Schneiders, IHM, on religious life

Blog Published: May 5, 2012

Theologian and priest Reverend Richard McBrien provides an excellent summary of the five-part essay written by by Sister Sandra Schneiders, IHM, on religious life. Sister Sandra’s essay was published in National Catholic Reporter from January 4-8, 2010.

Nun 1.0 — Romantic, but is it accurate?

Blog Published: February 17, 2012

Tis the season to be romantic — an awesome thing to behold! Just a few letters away however, is the word romanticize — and that can be anything BUT awesome.

AS093 Ask Sister – Special Edition on Saints, holiness, and joy with guests Sister Sandra Schneiders and Father James Martin

Podcast Recorded: November 24, 2011

AS093 Ask Sister podcast published on November 24, 2011. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. This is a Special Edition on Saints, holiness, and joy. The nuns are joined by Catholic superstars Sister Sandra Schneiders, IHM, and Father James Martin, SJ.

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AS090 Ask Sister – Special Saintly Edition, with saints in a cave, saintly symbols-coffee and ice cream, decommissioned saints, saintliness in scripture

Podcast Recorded: November 3, 2011

AS090 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on November 3, 2011. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Special Saintly Edition. Topics include: saints in a cave, saintly symbols-coffee and ice cream, decommissioned saints, saintliness in scripture

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Reflecting on Religious Life in Challenging Times

Blog Published: October 26, 2011

For many U.S. Catholic sisters and indeed for many Catholics across the U.S. and abroad, the Apostolic Visitation of American Women Religious that began in 2009 turned out to be a graced opportunity to reflect on apostolic, or ministerial, religious life.

Sandra Schneiders, religious life “rock star”

Blog Published: September 28, 2011

Rock star! That’s how National Catholic Reporter described the response of Catholic sisters to Sister Sandra after her talk last Saturday in Notre Dame, Indiana.