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Is a retreat a holy way to say, "I'm on vacation so don't bother me"?

Podcast Recorded: March 19, 2019

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about similarities and differences between retreats and vacations. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS218. Sister Maxine and with guests Sister Terry Rickard and Sister Jenn Schaaf of the Dominican Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York.

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Summer Vacation FROM God or WITH God?

Blog Published: July 11, 2018

"God can be a slow sip of cool lemonade or the fragrance of a bright garden flower. God can delight in you as you play with friends and family!! And as the Pentecost sequence so sweetly says, 'God's spirit is for us grateful coolness in the heat.'" 

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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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AS015 Ask Sister – choosing a community, adjustments to nun life, wearing nail polish

Podcast Recorded: February 19, 2010

AS015 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on February 19, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: possible to disappoint God?, having so many religious communities to choose from, how long discerning, retreat and vacation and more.

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