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How is a convent different from just a house?

Podcast Recorded: February 21, 2020

In this Random Nun Clip, high school juniors ask how a convent is different from a regular house, and if nuns at the convent can have any fun. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS227 at aNunsLife.org. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Sister Jane Aseltyne, IHM. 

How is a convent different from a plain old house?

AS227 Ask Sister - life after the Novitiate, convent vs. plain old house, vaping in Lent, nun notecards

Podcast Recorded: February 21, 2020

Topics: life after the Novitiate, convent vs. plain old house, vaping in Lent, nun notecards. Hosts: Sister Maxine, IHM, and Sister Jane Aseltyne, IHM.

Life after the Novitiate, convent vs. plain old house, vaping in Lent, nun notecards

Ursuline Sisters

Trip Date: March 21, 2019

We are visiting the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville, Kentucky!

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AS218 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York

Podcast Recorded: March 19, 2019

Sister Maxine with guests Sisters Jennifer Schaaf and Theresa Rickard of the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York. Topics: the big impact of small-group ministry, Prayer Workout, vacation vs. retreat, everyday holiness, a confusing God.

Ask Sister Podcast with the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York

AS216 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Benedictine Sisters of Cullman, Alabama

Podcast Recorded: January 30, 2019

Sister Maxine with guest Sisters Madeline and Lynn Marie, OSB. Topics: Rule of Benedict, dutiful discernment, levels of holiness, self-denial v. making choices.

Ask Sister Podcast with the Benedictine Sisters of Cullman, Alabama

AS214 Ask Sister - prayer robots, wait for heaven, surrender to God vs. just give up, vow of obedience

Podcast Recorded: December 14, 2018

Sister Maxine with guest Sister Mindy Welding, IHM. Topics: prayer robots, wait for heaven, surrender to God vs. just give up, vow of obedience. 

AS214 Ask Sister Podcast | A Nun

AS213 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco

Podcast Recorded: November 14, 2018

We visit the Salesian Sisters in Tampa, Florida. Guests: Sr. Mary and Sr. Guerline. Topics: family life, sports, religious habits, amusement parks  

Ask Sister podcast with the Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco

What were the biggest changes when you became a Sister?

Podcast Recorded: November 14, 2018

In this Random Nun Clip, the Salesian Sisters talk about life before and after entering religious life. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS213 at aNunsLife.org. Sister Maxine with Sister Mary and Sister Guerline.

What were the biggest changes when you became a Sister?