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How to Become a Nun

How to Become a Catholic Nun

December 28, 2012

Ever wonder if God might be calling you to become a Catholic nun or sister? Don't know where to begin now that you feel drawn to looking into religious life?

What is the difference between a sister and a nun?

January 16, 2013

The terms "nun" and "sister" are often used interchangeably. However within Roman Catholicism, there is a difference between the two. Here's a simple summary of the differences.

Becoming an Oblate Sister of Providence

July 6, 2020

Sister Marcia Hall talks about the surprising call to religious life as an Oblate Sister of Providence.

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Vocation Stories

July 22, 2014

Read about the vocation stories of Catholic Sisters and Nuns! How did they become a sister or nun? How did they discern their calling?

What motivates a person to become a nun?

Blog Published: June 29, 2012

Question from a blog reader: "What motivation did you have to become a nun? Why did you choose that type of career/life?"

With so many different communities, how do I choose one?

June 29, 2020

In this #Nunday video, Sister Cathy Bauer, OSB, talks about the challenge of choosing the right community and how she knew the Benedictine Sisters of St. Walburg Monastery was the one for her.

Sister Cathy Bauer, OSB

NUNDAY with Sister Rosemonde Deck, CDP

Blog Published: August 10, 2015

Monday is NUNDAY! Meet music teacher and composer, Sister Rosmonde Deck, CDP!

Sister Rosemonde Deck, CDP

Sister Ana Gonzalez, OP

June 6, 2017

Sister Ana volunteered with the sisters at the local Dominican convent and considered a vocation to religious life, but Sister Ana had other priorities: paying her college loans and embarking on her career. How did her time with the sisters shift her perspective?

Sister Ana Gonzalez, OP