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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.

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?

AS218 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York

Podcast Recorded: March 19, 2019

Sister Maxine with guests Sisters Jennifer Schaaf and Theresa Rickard of the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York. Topics: the big impact of small-group ministry, Prayer Workout, vacation vs. retreat, everyday holiness, a confusing God.

Ask Sister Podcast with the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York

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?"

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.

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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

Ursuline Sisters

Trip Date: March 21, 2019

We are visiting the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville, Kentucky!

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