A Nuns Life

Facing Challenges

I feel judged for not kneeling at Mass. What to do?

Podcast Recorded: February 8, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener feels judged for not kneeling at Mass and wonders what to do. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS193 on aNunsLife.org.

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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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AS168 Ask Sister - Lent update, spiritual gluttony, super-celibate supermodels

Podcast Recorded: March 18, 2015

AS168 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on March 18, 2015. 

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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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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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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…

I am invisible

Blog Published: February 9, 2015

2:47 p.m. "I am invisible." I hear a woman's voice beside me in a room where an estate sale is underway. I take a minute to comprehend these words which are not what I expect.

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AS120 Ask Sister – Jesuit sisters and nuns?, rediscovering Ignatian roots, riding the prayer roller coaster

Podcast Recorded: October 20, 2012

AS120 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on October 10, 2012. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Guest: Sister Annette McDermott, SSJ. Topics include: Jesuit sisters and nuns?, rediscovering Ignatian roots, riding the prayer roller coaster, and more!

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