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Do you remember the day you took vows?

February 24, 2020

In this #Nunday video, Sister Mindy Welding, IHM, reflects on the day she professed her vows and that moment of severe anxiety or perhaps profound grace.

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Living the Vows is about freedom

October 21, 2019

In this #Nunday Monday video, Sister Christina Chavez, CDP, shares how the vows religious profess are not about what can’t be done, but about the freedom that comes from living the vows.

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When sisters take vows, is it like an oath of office?

Podcast Recorded: August 7, 2019

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener what are the specific words sisters use when they profess vows. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS223 at aNunsLife.org.

When sisters take vows, is it like an oath of office?

AS223 Ask Sister - sister-leaders, religious rings, habit rosaries, making vows vs. taking an oath of office

Podcast Recorded: August 7, 2019

Topics: sister-leaders, religious rings, habit rosaries, making vows vs. taking an oath of office. Hosts: Sr. Maxine, IHM, and Sr. Shannon, OSF.

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What religious life will look like next is God’s work

Blog Published: October 2, 2018

When I started spiritual direction, I had no idea where I was headed, and at times I was not even certain I was going anywhere.

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How do our vows shape our lives?

Podcast Recorded: August 9, 2018

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about what the vows mean and how they guide our lives. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS209 at aNunsLife.org.

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Sister Karen Arce, OCSO

November 1, 2015
I was tired of longing for something more. So in my prayer that day, kneeling before the tabernacle I said, "I do not care where, today I renew my consecration to you, where I am."
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Nunapalooza: Religious Life is Alive and Well

Blog Published: June 30, 2014

The convent was abuzz this weekend with celebrations of all sorts! And not just among my own nuns but it seems it was a nunapalooza for many congregations! My Facebook newsfeed was filled with photos and links and congrats to sisters celebrating their jubilees as well as to women professing vows, being received as novices, and entering as candidates and postulants!

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