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How to Become a Nun

What would you like to ask young people today?

March 19, 2018

Sister Jenny Zimmerman shares the questions she would like to ask.

Sister Jenny Zimmerman

AS205 Ask Sister - becoming a saint, let down by Lent, can disbelievers be called by God, boot camp for nuns

Podcast Recorded: March 8, 2018

Topics: becoming a saint, let down by Lent, disbelievers called by God, boot camp for nuns. Sr. Maxine with guests Sr. Michele and Sr. Connie, of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ. 

AS205 Ask Sister with the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ

Postcards and other surprises from the convent

Podcast Recorded: February 22, 2018

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about surprises along the way to entering religious life. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS203. Hosts:Sister Maxine and guest Sister Michele Denton, IHM, religion teacher at Marian High School. 

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AS203 Ask Sister - improve your chances of being a nun, prayer winners and losers, making God wait

Podcast Recorded: February 22, 2018

Topics: improving your chances of being a nun, prayer winners and losers, making God wait. Hosted by sister Maxine with guest Sister Michele Denton, IHM.

A Nun

What's the ideal age to become a nun?

Podcast Recorded: September 21, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks about age requirements and why she’s being encouraged to wait awhile before entering religious life. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS197. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Almost-Sister Jane. 

A Nun

How do you support young adults in their spiritual growth?

August 15, 2017

As Campus Minister at the University of Prince Edward Island, Sister Susan Kidd, CND, reflects on the advice and support she offers to young adults throughout their spiritual growth.

A Nun

Sister Lisa Perkowski, IHM

July 14, 2017
I was quietly discerning becoming a sister, thinking I had to know for sure whether I wanted to be a sister before approaching the vocation director.
Sister Lisa Perkowski

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