Facing Challenges

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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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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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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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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A Prayer in Times of Violence and Tragedy

Blog Published: April 17, 2007

Let us take a moment of silence and hold in our hearts the Virginia Tech community…

Lessons from a hero, Carrie Fisher

Blog Published: December 28, 2016

Through her writings, I found the true strength of Carrie Fisher, a royalty that far exceeded Princess Leia's own formidable presence.

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AS153 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, in St. Paul, Minn.

Podcast Recorded: March 6, 2014

AS153 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on March 6, 2014, in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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How do I keep the faith when times are tough?

Blog Published: August 5, 2015

Somehow when it comes to faith and the struggles of life, we get into some strange ideas about God. When I give retreats I often say that we go around carrying “sad illusions” about who God is.

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