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A glimpse of History Heaven!

Blog Published: July 2, 2019

If there’s a History Heaven, it’s probably a lot like the Conference on the History of Women Religious! I kept a daily journal so that I could share some of the historical figures and ideas I encountered there.

Conference for the History of Women Religious

What is the best part of being a Catholic Sister?

June 17, 2019

Sister Sarah Puls, SGS, shares how being a Catholic Sister allows her to be her best self and to freely respond to the needs of the world.

Sister Sarah Puls, SGS

AS221 Ask Sister - messenger of peace, running as prayer, reentering religious life, a meaningful life

Podcast Recorded: June 14, 2019

Sr. Maxine with guest Sister Eileen Ripsin, OSF. Topics: messenger of peace, running as prayer, reentering religious life, a meaningful life. 

AS221 Ask Sister - messenger of peace, running as prayer, reentering religious life, a meaningful life

Legal structures can be a strength to religious congregations

Blog Published: June 5, 2019

Civil and Canon law--and how it can be helpful to women religious.

Cardinal-LCWR-CMSWR

It was a dark and stormy night at the convent

Blog Published: May 9, 2019

Novelists often write to us for advice about nun characters in their stories. Here are some ideas for getting to know your nun characters!

A Nun

What is it like being a Vocation Minister?

May 6, 2019

Sister Barbara Ann Smelko shares how her work as a Vocation Minister has transformed her own life.

Sr-Barbara-Ann-Smelko

AS220 Ask Sister - reluctant about religious life, phone call from God, how God works

Podcast Recorded: May 6, 2019

Sr. Maxine with guests Sr. Jenny Zimmerman and Friar John Bamman. Topics: reluctant about religious life, phone call from God, how God works.

AS220 Ask Sister Podcast | A Nun

Sisters adapt the mission for different times and different cultures

Blog Published: April 9, 2019

God challenges us through the signs of the times… so our province decided we would serve the migrants on the south border of Mexico. 

Sister Andrews Mary Robinson