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How can sports like running be a way to pray?

Podcast Recorded: June 14, 2019

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about the spiritual side of sports. Sr. Maxine with guest Sr. Eileen Ripsin, a Franciscan runner. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast AS221 at aNunsLife.org.

How can sports like running be a way to pray?

Nuns Got Game

Blog Published: August 8, 2016

Sister Rachel was one of the women who helped me more easily hear the call to religious life. I thought it was so cool that a Catholic sister was also an athlete.

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IGF013 In Good Faith with Coach Cathy Rush

Podcast Recorded: January 18, 2012

IGF013 In Good Faith with Coach Cathy Rush, recorded live on January 18, 2012. Produced by aNunsLife.org Ministry. Topics include: coaching 1st national champs in women’s basketball, working with nuns, Mighty Macs movie, Future Stars summer camps & more.

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All-Star Nuns

Blog Published: July 14, 2010

If there was an all-star team for religious life, who would I choose?

Olympics Speedskater is now a Catholic Nun

Blog Published: February 18, 2010

Today we celebrate an Olympian who is now a Franciscan nun. Kirstin Holum was just 17 years old when she competed in speedskating at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano. She took 6th place in the 3000 meter which was considered a great achievement and a sign for future greatness.

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3-on-3 Basketball Nun-Style

Blog Published: August 26, 2008

A beauty contest for nuns? Forget that. How about a real demonstration of the life, ministry, community, prayer, skill, and passion of Catholic sisters? I’m talking some 3-on-3 basketball. Lace up your high-tops, ladies, we’re hitting the courts!

Ride Like a Nun

Blog Published: June 22, 2008

It’s not often that nuns get a mention in the world of pro cycling. Emma Pooley — who rides for Team Specialized and is a contender for the British Olympics cycling team — details her experience riding the Tour de l’Aude on Cycling Weekly’s blog.

Cycling and Meditation

Blog Published: June 11, 2008

Yes, even nuns workout. I come from an athletic background having biked a lot and played team sports and just been an outdoorsy kind of gal.