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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 ...

Jesus Sends

Blog Published: February 4, 2010

In many ways we welcome the invitation to follow God, we are committed to living the Gospel of Jesus. And sometimes, that call is not as pretty as the calligraphied holy card tucked in our Bible.

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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 …

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!

IGF010 In Good Faith with Sister Barbara Reid, OP

Podcast Recorded: June 2, 2011

IGF010 In Good Faith with Sister Barbara Reid, OP, PhD, recorded live on June 2, 2011. Produced by aNunsLife.org ministry. The nuns talk with Sister Barbara about finding God in everyday life, Sacred Scripture, prayer, biblical spirituality, and more!

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AS018 Ask Sister – a discerner’s IHM experience, Nuns support health reform, misconceptions about religious life

Podcast Recorded: March 19, 2010

AS018 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on March 19, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: a discerner’s IHM experience, why Catholic sisters support health care reform, Bible translations, common misperceptions about nuns, and more.

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