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Sisterhood: What does it mean to be sisters?

Blog Published: March 27, 2009

Sisterhood among Catholic sisters and nuns is a powerful, Spirit-filled experience. I’ve been thinking a lot about sisterhood after having been home at the IHM Motherhouse for a couple of days. I was with a group of sisters doing some planning for our community’s retreat/celebration days this summer.

Salve Regina - A Prayer of Sisterhood

Blog Published: December 9, 2015

I did not grow up with the Salve Regina. I'm a Gen Xer and so Latin was not typically part of my Catholic experience. Then the nuns happened.

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The Sisterhood on Lifetime: The Context of Discernment

Blog Published: November 24, 2014

"The Sisterhood" is a new reality TV show that is airing on the Lifetime channel tomorrow evening. There's been quite a bit of conversation in the Catholic world about this show and it hasn't even aired yet! We've seen the trailer, we've read the background information, we've heard the conversations. Here's what we've got to say about it.

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A Sister Candidate on discerning a call to religious life

Blog Published: August 9, 2012

Guest blogger Diane Brown describes her experience of discerning a call to religious life.

A Jubilee Miracle: When Prayer becomes Praying

Blog Published: July 28, 2015

Sister Julie tackles her task of creating a prayer service for a jubilarian -- and hits the wall. Then two remarkable things happen.

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A Nun’s Life in Psychology Today magazine

Blog Published: May 6, 2009

Check out Psychology Today magazine this month for an interview with me about being a Catholic sister and about A Nun’s Life. It’s called “Mass Communication: God connects through a new medium” by Jessica Pilot in Psychology Today (May-June 2009).

A Reflection on Home — IHM Home

Blog Published: November 11, 2010

Today we have a special blog post written by our Sister Josephine Sferrella, IHM. Sister Josephine wrote this last summer and graciously gave us permission to publish it here.

In Awe of Sisterhood

Blog Published: August 27, 2013

It has been fabulous visiting religious congregations on our Motherhouse Road Trip. The nuns we visit have enjoyed it, and our listeners, readers, followers, and fans have enjoyed it! While I fully expected that I would also enjoy the road trip visits, I am surprised at how profound these experiences have touched me....