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Lessons learned from my ministry and life as a sister

Blog Published: November 11, 2020

The adventures of missionary life always intrigue me; every day, they require trust in God, myself, and the people I serve. Thinking of my last mission to Wau, South Sudan, I think of a quote from Paulo Coelho: "Take advantage of the chance that tragedy has given you; not everyone is capable of doing so." When I arrived in South Sudan, it looked like tragedy.

Lessons learned from my ministry and life as a sister

God's designs were made known

Blog Published: August 5, 2020

God leads us into the depth of ourselves from the lowest of circumstances, yet in the most magnificent ways. To be with what is, is to trust in God's Providence.


Sister Tonette Sperando, OSB

May 7, 2020

A wise Sister once advised me: “Tonette, live your life and live it to its fullest potential. If God is calling you to a religious vocation, you will not be able to run from it. Enjoy yourself, and let God do the controlling.”

Sister Tonette Sperando, OSB

Sisters believe in the power of prayer and the impact it has on their daily experiences

Blog Published: November 12, 2019

No matter what ministry a sister is involved in--retreat direction, political activism, teaching, catechesis, public speaking, or eco-spirituality, her prayer life is very intertwined in the daily experiences. 

Sister Teresa Joseph FMA

Sister Rita Godhino, CSC

August 8, 2019

God often uses people in our lives to speak to us, to meet us where we are in life. Read how Sister Rita felt God calling her to something new.

Sister Rita Godhino, CSC

4th Sunday of Advent

Blog Published: December 23, 2018

In what ways are you open to the presence of holiness in your life?


How can I move ahead in life when I feel stuck in the past, like Lot's Wife?

Podcast Recorded: January 15, 2014

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener feels like Lot's Wife, looking longingly at the past then getting stuck, unable to move ahead. Hear the full podcast at AS151.

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AS012 Ask Sister – sweetheart nun, relating to God, what to say

Podcast Recorded: January 29, 2010

AS012 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on January 29, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include how to tell someone you have a vocation, calling a nun sweetheart, how to trust God, and more! Special guest Sister Camille Brouillard, IHM.

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