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If I become a nun, will I still be able to travel?

Blog Published: March 10, 2015

When I was a novice, I remember one summer, on retreat at our motherhouse, thinking sadly, “I’ll never get another vacation in my life!” I have laughed many times since ...

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Making a Pilgrimage

Blog Published: August 31, 2007

Making a pilgrimage is a great form of prayer, discernment, and personal growth.

AS124 Ask Sister – salary reNUNeration for sisters, feeling lonely at church, nun fashion tips for air travel, a very nunly Advent

Podcast Recorded: December 12, 2012

AS124 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on December 13, 2012. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: salary reNUNeration, feeling lonely at church, getting involved in parish life, nun fashion tips for air travel, and a very nunly Advent!

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My Unknown Traveling Companion

Blog Published: October 29, 2009

All the while I kept thinking about this unknown traveling companion of mine, this person whose care in writing up those instructions and posting them online had saved me and delivered me safely to my destination.

A Road Trip Retreat – Part 2 Say It NOW

Blog Published: September 4, 2012

Guest blogger Mariko Kisada Kinikin, a member of the A Nun’s Life community, writes the second in a series of three blog posts on “Road Trip Retreat.” We invite you to journey along with Mariko and consider the “road trip” retreats and landmarks of your life.

Jet Lagged Yet Industrious Sisters

Blog Published: October 6, 2009

It is 6:21 a.m. West Coast time, and I am a tired nun. Sister Maxine and I are in Oakland, California, after 8.5 hours of traveling (1 car, 2 planes, 2 shuttles, a broken People Mover and a broken elevator) plus an hour wait to check-in at the hotel last night. The good news is that the plane ride was awesome.

A Road Trip Retreat – Part 3 Bugs and Footprints

Blog Published: September 6, 2012

Guest blogger Mariko Kisada Kinikin, a member of the A Nun’s Life community, writes the final in a series of three blog posts on “Road Trip Retreat.” We invite you to journey along with Mariko and consider the “road trip” retreats and landmarks of your life.

Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth

Trip Date: August 21, 2013

Catch all the action from our trip to Des Plaines, Illinois—travel journal, photos, podcast, and more—here on the Motherhouse Road Trip travel page!

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