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No ordinary nun gathering!

Blog Published: January 16, 2020

Religious life is full of surprises. The event that I attended with 50 nuns last weekend was no exception!

No ordinary nun gathering!

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.

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).

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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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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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.

The Sisterhood on Lifetime

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.