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Can Lent fix my broken New Year's resolutions?

Podcast Recorded: January 15, 2020

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener has already broken her New Year’s resolutions and wants to do better during Lent. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS226 at aNunsLife.org. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Sister Shannon.

Can Lent fix my broken New Year

Beyond The Habit - Episode 1: 300 Years of Sister History

Blog Published: September 30, 2019

Tough-as-nails, women religious have established some of the first schools and most extensive healthcare systems in the United States.

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Prayers for Our Human Family

Blog Published: November 11, 2013

Today is a tough day as we remember not only all who serve today and served in the past in various conflicts but we also mourn the tragic loss of life and devastation in the Philippines from the typhoon. It is really hard to absorb so much pain, suffering, and grief. But we must tangle with these things because in so much as suffering touches the life of another person, it touches us.

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

IGF002 In Good Faith with Margaret Susan Thompson

Podcast Recorded: October 7, 2010

IGF002 In Good Faith with historian Dr. Margaret Susan Thompson recorded live on October 7, 2010. Produced by aNunsLife.org ministry. Our hosts talk with Dr. Thompson about the history of U.S. Catholic sisters and nuns and find out some surprising things.

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AS219 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville, Kentucky

Podcast Recorded: March 21, 2019

Sister Maxine with guests Sisters Jean Ann Zappa and Janet Marie Peterworth of the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville. Students from Sacred Heart Academy join us for podcast! Topics: finding God, advice from foundress Angela Merici, what everyone should know about nuns, joy and vocation. 

Ask Sister Podcast with the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville, Kentucky

A Maelstrom of Activities

Blog Published: February 29, 2008

I’ve been reading the letters of Saint Teresa of Avila. I happened to read the Introduction of the book the other day,  something I don’t usually do with books. But in this case, I was wrong ...

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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