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Sister Lisa Perkowski, IHM

July 14, 2017
I was quietly discerning becoming a sister, thinking I had to know for sure whether I wanted to be a sister before approaching the vocation director.
Sister Lisa Perkowski

Discerning a vocation? What to do when our vocation finds us first.

Blog Published: January 12, 2011

Ever have the experience of looking for something, like car keys or a cell phone, just to find that it’s right before your eyes? Sometimes vocations are like that.

AS044 Ask Sister – recycled nun rings, spiritual detachment, rosaries, growing in prayer, and more!

Podcast Recorded: October 15, 2010

AS044 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on October 15, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Guest: Sister Joyce Durosko, IHM. Topics include: recycled nun rings, spiritual detachment, how prayer changes and stays the same, rosaries, nuns, and more!

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AS036 Ask Sister – SPECIAL EDITION – IHM Sisters talk about their vocation, prayer and ministry plus respond to your questions

Podcast Recorded: July 30, 2010

AS036 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on July 30, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Special IHM Sisters Edition. Topics include: vocation stories, prayer and relating with God, ministry, and responses to questions from listeners.

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AS032 Ask Sister – a young person thinking about religious life, parental caution, nuns in other Christian traditions, bringing a dowry, a vocation story

Podcast Recorded: July 2, 2010

AS032 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on July 2, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Guests: Immaculata IHM Sisters. Topics include: considering religious life, telling parents, other kinds of nuns, having a dowry, vocation story of Sister Julie, a phone conversation with Chloe the Convent Cat about her vocation and her friend Mickey Mouse.

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AS031 Ask Sister – Mary a mere saint? being a nun a waste of time? spiritual v. religious? am I called or not? a vocation story

Podcast Recorded: June 25, 2010

AS031 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on June 25, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: is Mary a mere saint? is being a nun a waste of time? spiritual v. religious? am I called or not? the vocation story of Sister Maxine, and more!

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AS025 Ask Sister – hope in religious life, Catholic websites, humility, IHM sisters

Podcast Recorded: May 14, 2010

AS025 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on May 14, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. With IHM Sisters Joyce Durosko, Remi Pauwels, Terry Milne. Topics include: vocation stories, hope in religious life, navigating Catholic websites, living humility.

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Are there any similar themes in the vocation stories of nuns?

Podcast Recorded: March 12, 2010

This Random Nun Clip is from Ask Sister podcast episode 17. Hear the full podcast at AS017.

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