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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!

AS137 Ask Sister - lackluster lectors, Ms. Holy Spirit

Podcast Recorded: April 24, 2013

AS137 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on April 24, 2013.  

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Scripture Birthday Blessings

Blog Published: March 18, 2013

Sister Maxine's sister was one of the birthday celebrands and when they were talking, she noted that on her birthday -- 3/16 -- she always remembers the inspiring verse from the Gospel of Saint John 3:16 ... So we wondered, what scripture verse correlates to our birthdays?

"Turn our sorrow into wholeness"

Blog Published: February 21, 2013

Queen Esther rocks the scripture reading today! I love the stories about women in the scripture, and Esther’s is action-packed.


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The grace of seeing what’s right in front of us

Blog Published: January 3, 2013

At first glance, the photo in this post shows an ordinary tree in winter. No leaves. Some snow. Grayish sky in the background. But when I neared the tree, I saw robins! Lots of them!



Jesus’ People

Blog Published: December 17, 2012

Today’s Scripture reading is one of my favorites. It is 17 glorious verses naming the ancestors of Jesus. The fun starts with Abraham and Sarah and goes through Judah and Tamar, Ruth and Boaz, Shealtiel the father of Zerubbabel, up to and including Jacob the father of Joseph, the husband of Mary. “Of her,” writes Matthew, “was born Jesus who is called the Christ.” (Matthew 1:1-17)

How are you celebrating Advent? Any Advent parties?

Podcast Recorded: December 13, 2012

This Random Nun Clip is from Ask Sister podcast episode AS124.

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Some fave Advent resources for prayer and reflection

Blog Published: December 6, 2012

The countdown to Christmas is on! I’m reminded of this daily by the flood of discount coupons in my email and online pop-up ads warning that there’s only a few shopping days left til Christmas.