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Letter to a Young Religious

Blog Published: July 8, 2008

I received this comment/question a little while ago and want to address it front and center because it is an important issue in religious life. It also follows a bit from Sister Susan’s post about Religious Life in the Age of Facebook.

A Sister Candidate on applying and becoming a nun

Blog Published: August 10, 2012

Guest blogger Diane Brown writes about what it was like to formally apply for religious life and how it feels to begin candidacy.

Perfect Prayer Not Required

Blog Published: July 11, 2017

A Nun's Life welcomes guest blogger Sister Christina Chavez, CDP, who writes about her experience of discerning and being a canonical novice with the Congregation of Divine Providence in San Antonio, Texas.

Sister Christina

Making Contact with a Vocation Director

Blog Published: July 21, 2009

A Vocation Director is there to help you get to know the community, to introduce you to and facilitate connections to other sisters or brothers in the community.

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AS215 Ask Sister - corporate world to convent, books that nuns read, go-to prayers in tough times, a disappointed God

Podcast Recorded: January 18, 2019

Sister Maxine with guest Sisters Kathleen Ann and Subha Clare, OSF. Topics: from corporate world to convent, books that nuns read, go-to prayers in tough times, a disappointed God

Ask Sister Podcast AS215 - A Nun

IGF003 In Good Faith with Sister Bernie Lynch, MM

Podcast Recorded: November 4, 2010

IGF003 In Good Faith with Sister Bernie Lynch, MM, recorded live on November 5, 2010. Produced by aNunsLife.org ministry. Our hosts talk with the Maryknoll missioner about her life, the book Bernie Becomes a Nun, and being a missioner in everyday life.

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AS174 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Congregation of Saint Joseph in LaGrange Park, Illinois

Podcast Recorded: June 11, 2015

AS174 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on June 11, 2015. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org Ministry. Motherhouse Road Trip with the Congregation of Saint Joseph in LaGrange Park, Illinois.  

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AS106 Ask Sister – unresponsive vocations director, disappearing nuns, body language at Mass, what nuns study in the novitiate

Podcast Recorded: March 21, 2012

AS106 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on March 21, 2012. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: unresponsive vocation directors, disappearing nuns, is religious life dying?, body language at Mass, what nuns study in the novitiate, and more!

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