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Sisters and laity work together to energize mission and ministry

Blog Published: September 5, 2019

Our lives as religious women and as women disciples have been a privilege and a gift.  And an especially joyful part of our life, in terms of our ministries, are the non-vowed people God sends us to help bring our apostolate to perfection.

Sister Sandra Wiafewa Agyeman

In Lent, should I pray only the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary?

Podcast Recorded: March 6, 2013

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks if it's ok to pray all the mysteries of the rosary during Lent, or only the Sorrowful Mysteries. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast AS132 at aNunsLife.org.

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Catholic Faith Series: The Holy Spirit

September 1, 2013

The Holy Spirit is one in being with the Father and the Son as the third person of the Trinity. The Holy Spirit is equal to God in all ways; the Holy Spirit is God.

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The Prodigal Child: A Lesson on God's Unfairness?

Blog Published: March 25, 2013

The story of the prodigal child (Luke 15:17-24), which was proclaimed at liturgy earlier this Lent, is perhaps one of the most beloved parables regarding repentance and forgiveness.  The richness of the teaching within grows as one takes the time to peel back the layers.

Catholic Faith Series: Jesus the Christ Part I Conception, Birth, Baptism, Public Ministry

September 1, 2013

As Catholic Christians most of what we have come to believe about the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth has been the result of the scholarly study of Sacred Scripture.

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Happy Birthday to the Blessed Virgin Mary

Blog Published: September 8, 2009

September 8th is the feast day of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus. It caught me off guard a bit today because I’m used to seeing the feast listed as “the birth of the BVM” not “the birthday of the BVM”.

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AS231 Ask Sister Podcast

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

Saints and Iconography - An Eight-Part Video Series

Blog Published: January 17, 2013

Sister Nancy Lee Smith, IHM, is a Catholic nun belonging to the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Monroe, Michigan. The "Saints and Iconography" series was filmed and produced by A Nun's Life Ministry.

Sister Nancy Lee Smith, IHM - Iconographer