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AS210 Ask Sister

Podcast Recorded: August 16, 2018

Sister Maxine with guest Sisters Joan and Orlanda, Grand Rapids Dominicans. Topics: being Dominican, liturgical lounge music, making God decide for us, called by God but unprepared

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AS208 Ask Sister - surprised by God, community life, making choices vs. sacrifices, being most fully who we are

Podcast Recorded: June 14, 2018

Topics: surprised by God, ups and downs in community, making choices vs. sacrifices, being most fully who we are. Hosted by Sister Maxine with guests Sister Angela Szczawinska, CSFN, and Sister Maria Brizuela, OSF.    

Ask Sister Podcast episode 208

Relying on God in tough times

Blog Published: October 28, 2017

Sister Teresita Richards talks about the death of her mother and relying on God for strength.

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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.


AS199 Ask Sister - saintly double standards, biblical fatty portions for God, default prayers

Podcast Recorded: August 16, 2017

AS199 Ask Sister podcast recorded live. Topics: saintly double standards, biblical fatty portions for God, default prayers, and more! Hosted by Sister Maxine, with guest Sister Shannon Schrein, OSF.  

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Praying when you feel really angry at God

Podcast Recorded: August 16, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener who's angry with God wonders if she should hold off on prayer until things cool down. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS199. Hosts: Sister Maxine and guest Sister Shannon Schrein, OSF, a Sylvania Franciscan and a theologian. 

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Legacy of hope: 25th anniversary of Sisters martyred in Liberia

Podcast Recorded: July 20, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip, Sister Tarcisia Roths talks about the legacy of the ASC Sisters martyred in the Liberian civil war 25 years ago in October. Hear the full Motherhouse Road Trip podcast from our visit with the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, in Wichita, Kansas.   

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The Fear of Becoming a Nun

Blog Published: May 2, 2017

Not gonna lie. I was kinda scared when I realized God might be calling be to become a nun!

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