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How to Become a Nun

AS209 Ask Sister

Podcast Recorded: July 19, 2018

Topics: signs of a vocation, DIY vows, foundresses, online nun training. Sister Maxine with guest Sisters Angela Gertsema and Monica Seaton.

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Finding a spiritual home

Podcast Recorded: June 14, 2018

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about a surprising discernment redirect that leads to the Franciscans. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS208 at aNunsLife.org.

In my novel about a nun, how should I describe her?

Podcast Recorded: May 9, 2018

In this Random Nun Clip, a writer asks how to create a convincing nun character for a new novel. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS207 from our Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Saint Francis of the Holy Cross, in Green Bay, Wisconsin. 

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AS207 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Saint Francis of the Holy Cross, Green Bay, Wisconsin

Podcast Recorded: May 9, 2018

AS207 Ask Sister podcast recorded live with the Sisters of Saint Francis of the Holy Cross, in Green Bay, Wisconsin. See the Motherhouse Road Trip page for photos, travel journal and more!  

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Sister Jennifer Schaaf, OP

April 26, 2018
Although it wasn’t without twists and turns, and many questions along the way, I’ve found my identity in being Dominican: preaching the Good News of God’s love, especially to the poor and marginalized.
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AS206 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Congregation of Notre Dame, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Podcast Recorded: April 18, 2018

AS206 Ask Sister podcast recorded live with the Congregation of Notre Dame in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. See the Motherhouse Road Trip page for photos, travel journal and more!  

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What would you like to ask young people today?

March 19, 2018

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

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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