Choosing a Community

Can I bring my pet schnauzer to the convent if I become a nun?

Podcast Recorded: October 27, 2011

This Random Nun Clip is from Ask Sister podcast episode 89. Hear the full podcast at AS089.

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AS181 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Dubuque, Iowa

Podcast Recorded: March 1, 2016

AS181 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on March 1, 2016. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, in Dubuque, Iowa

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AS157 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles

Podcast Recorded: June 18, 2014

AS157 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on June 18, 2014, in Los Angeles, California. 

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Checking out discernment retreats

Blog Published: August 26, 2010

So what’s a discernment retreat all about anyways?

Well, religious communities offer many different kinds — some for women (or men if a religious community for men) who are discerning that particular community and some (like the one above) are more general so you can get to know a variety of communities.

If it doesn't work out with one group of nuns, does it mean I'm not called at all?

Blog Published: June 16, 2014

Sometimes when a person is discerning a calling to religious life, things don't work out with a particular religious community. But does that mean that the person is not called to religious life at all?

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AS158 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose, California

Podcast Recorded: June 20, 2014

AS158 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on June 18, 2014, in Fremont, California.

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AS162 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Dominican Sisters of Peace in Columbus, Ohio

Podcast Recorded: October 8, 2014

AS162 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on October 10, 2014. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Motherhouse Road Trip with the Dominican Sisters of Peace in Columbus, OH. Topics include: joy, God in relationships, you know you're a Dominican when...  

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AS169 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Silver Spring, Maryland

Podcast Recorded: April 22, 2015

AS169 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on April 22, 2015.  Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Silver Spring, Maryland.

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