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How do nuns deal with sexual urges?

Blog Published: March 24, 2008

Do nuns ever have sexual urges, and if so how do you deal with the temptation of wanting sex.

What is the difference between a sister and a nun?

January 16, 2013

The terms "nun" and "sister" are often used interchangeably. However within Roman Catholicism, there is a difference between the two. Here's a simple summary of the differences.

AS229 Ask Sister - Update from Sister Jane, do nuns watch Netflix, foundresses, drama in the convent

Podcast Recorded: May 22, 2020

Topics: Update from Sister Jane, do nuns watch Netflix, foundresses, drama in the convent

Topics: Update from Sister Jane, do nuns watch Netflix, foundresses, drama in the convent

What is the reasoning behind a nun or sister choosing a religious name?

February 2, 2013

What is the reasoning behind a nun or sister choosing a religious name? Where does the significance come from? How is a religious name determined?

7 Ideas for Giving Gifts to Nuns

January 17, 2013

So it's Christmas time or you know a Catholic sister who is celebrating her Jubilee or a special day. You're thinking to yourself, What in the world do I get for a nun?

Handmade Gifts by Nuns and Monks

Blog Published: September 12, 2016

Did you know that you can purchase handmade rosaries, breads, cards, beer, coffee, blankets, prayer shawls, mustard, coffins, and more?! 

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What is a day in the life of a sister like?

Blog Published: February 12, 2007

Question: "I was wondering if you would be interested in describing what your day is like. If you consider this an intrusion, please feel free to ignore it."

No ordinary nun gathering!

Blog Published: January 16, 2020

Religious life is full of surprises. The event that I attended with 50 nuns last weekend was no exception!

No ordinary nun gathering!