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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

Is it ok if a baby gets double-baptized?

Podcast Recorded: October 30, 2020

In this Random Nun Clip, a grandmother worries about her unbaptized grandchild and considers taking action. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS225 at aNunsLife.org. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Sister Shannon.

Is it ok if a baby gets double-baptized?

AS231 Ask Sister - Halloween quarantine, Mary Queen of Names, religion and happiness, a vote for prayer

Podcast Recorded: October 23, 2020

Sr. Maxine and Sr. Shannon take listeners' questions and talk about Halloween quarantine, Mary Queen of Names, religion and happiness, a vote for prayer.

Ask Sister Podcast

Did you always know you wanted to be a Catholic Sister?

October 5, 2020

Sister Ann Rehrauer, OSF, reflects on the time in her life when she knew she wanted to become a Catholic sister.

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Hope and Resilience

Blog Published: September 23, 2020

After many months of planning and adapting to the challenges of COVID-19, the day of the ride finally arrived! September 11 was here with new energy, new hope, and deep resilience! The riders and support team gathered together in a circle of prayer greeted by the rising sun.

Cycling with Sisters - Hope and Resilience

Spiritual wisdom of St. Augustine

August 24, 2020

Sister Shannon Schrein, OSF, sat down for a #Nunday video to talk about the spiritual wisdom St. Augustine offers for our lives today. 

Sister Shannon Schrein, OSF

Did Jesus do miracles alone or did other people help?

Podcast Recorded: July 1, 2020

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener wonders if her bible study friend is correct that other people were part of the miracles that Jesus performed. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Sister Shannon. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS230 at aNunsLife.org.

Did Jesus do miracles alone or did other people help?

AS230 Ask Sister - Just your average sinner, holiest of all, Team Jesus healers

Podcast Recorded: July 1, 2020

Topics: Just your average sinner, holiest of all, Team Jesus healers. 

Just your average sinner, holiest of them all, Team Jesus healers