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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?

Why does God have so many names?

Blog Published: July 7, 2014

I used to think that God only had one name. God. Sure, there's the whole Holy Spirit and Jesus the Christ thing, but they are included in the Trinity package. God is God, right? Well, over the course of my life, I've discovered -- to my great delight -- that God has many names!

What is the point of “external” religious rituals if God is within us?

Blog Published: March 29, 2010

Why do most Christian churches place such a heavy emphasis on following particular outer doctrines and creeds – often accompanied by implicit or explicit warnings of damnation ...

IGF031 In Good Faith with Professor Marion Moeser, OSF

Podcast Recorded: May 28, 2014

IGF031 In Good Faith podcast with Professor Marion Moeser, OSF, recorded live on May 28, 2014. Produced by aNunsLife.org Ministry. Topics include: why scripture, math + theology, FAQs by scripture students, ancient wisdom for today's world, and more!

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The Tender Compassion of God

Blog Published: April 23, 2009

From the Canticle of Zechariah prayed during Morning Prayer of the Liturgy of the Hours …

AS161 Ask Sister - nature imitating snack food, what scripture says about nuns, sabbatical from sisterhood, Swamp Nun, cat vs. dog people

Podcast Recorded: September 25, 2014

AS161 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on September 25, 2014. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: nature imitating snack food, what scripture says about nuns, sabbatical from sisterhood, Swamp Nun, cat vs. dog people   

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what’s in a word?

Blog Published: May 8, 2007

It feels like it has been so long since I sat down to write, just to write. I’ve been reflecting a bit on what it means to be a person who is caught up in words every day (this happens when you are a reader and a writer and work at a publishing company) AND a person who has been embraced by Jesus, the WORD of God.

Blessed are you among women!

Blog Published: December 21, 2009

Today’s Gospel reading is from Luke 1:39-45. It is one of my favorite readings because it is the story of the Visitation, of Mary visiting Elizabeth to share the news that she is pregnant with Jesus.