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Education of sisters around the world

Blog Published: April 3, 2018

How successful is your congregation at attending to the educational needs of its sisters? In what way is your congregation participating in the ongoing education of sisters from around the globe?

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Feeling out of place

Blog Published: March 23, 2018

Have you ever felt out of place in your faith? Guest blogger Sister Christina Chavez, CPD, shares her story on overcoming this obstacle. 

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"Behold the handmaid of God"

Podcast Recorded: March 15, 2018

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about how the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ with co-workers and volunteers respond to local needs. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS205. Hosted by Sister Maxine with guests Sister Connie Bach and Sister Michele Dvorak.

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Getting to know my community

Blog Published: March 9, 2018

The process of getting to know my community and to feel certain that I was called to live religious life with this specific group of women was, for me, a slow process.

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AS204 Ask Sister - creationism, painful prompts from God, Lenten willpower, faith and adulting

Podcast Recorded: February 8, 2018

Topics: creationism, painful prompts from God, Lenten willpower, faith and adulting. Hosted by Sr. Maxine with guest Sr. Shannon Schrein, OSF.

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AS201 Ask Sister - nunly church leaders, stressed in Heaven, missing Mass, hemmed in by motherhood

Podcast Recorded: October 11, 2017

Topics: nunly church leaders, stressed in Heaven, missing Mass, hemmed in by motherhood. Hosted by Sr. Maxine with guest Sr. Carol Inkrott, OSF.

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What's prayer like for contemplative nuns?

Podcast Recorded: September 7, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about prayer in the everyday life of the Poor Clare monastery. Hear the full podcast and see photos, our travel journal, and lots more from our visit with the Poor Clares on the Motherhouse Road Trip page. 

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AS200 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Poor Clares of Montana

Podcast Recorded: September 7, 2017

AS200 Ask Sister podcast recorded live with the Poor Clares in Great Falls, Montana. See the Motherhouse Road Trip page for photos, travel journal and more!  

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