Liturgical Seasons

AS195 Ask Sister - Holy Week homestretch, First Communion gifts, asking for prayers, penance, metrics for holiness

Podcast Recorded: April 11, 2017

AS195 Ask Sister - Holy Week homestretch. First Communion gifts for grade schoolers. Asking for prayers. Penance. Metrics for holiness.

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Advent – A time to read, pray, reflect, and act

Blog Published: November 29, 2010

One of my favorite Advent traditions is the Advent Calendar, which helps me keep tuned in to the spirit of the season, of awaiting and preparing for new life in Jesus the Christ. Though when younger I was more fond of the Advent calendars that had chocolate surprises each day, I am now into online interactive Advent calendars (plus they don’t have as many calories).

What can Lent teach us about discernment?

Blog Published: March 14, 2017

Sister Cheryl reflects on Lent as a time of discernment, growth, and tuning into God's call.

Lenten reflection

AS192 Ask Sister - Ordinary Time, Catholic practices, saints who find lost stuff, unfollowing God

Podcast Recorded: January 28, 2017

Topics: Awesome Ordinary Time in the church year. How to practice being Catholic. How patron saints help us. Can you unfollow God's call.

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Holy Week Playlist

Blog Published: March 27, 2015

As we continue with anticipation towards Easter, we invite you to pray through Holy Week using these songs.

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In Lent, should I pray only the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary?

Podcast Recorded: March 6, 2013

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks if it's ok to pray all the mysteries of the rosary during Lent, or only the Sorrowful Mysteries. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast AS132 at aNunsLife.org.

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Lent 2015

Blog Published: February 21, 2015

It's popular to talk about what we're doing for Lent -- we commiserate with our friends who have given up chocolate or coffee, we admire our friends who choose daily Mass or extra prayer time -- but we don't often delve deeper into the whys behind our Lenten practices. 

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AS124 Ask Sister – salary reNUNeration for sisters, feeling lonely at church, nun fashion tips for air travel, a very nunly Advent

Podcast Recorded: December 12, 2012

AS124 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on December 13, 2012. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: salary reNUNeration, feeling lonely at church, getting involved in parish life, nun fashion tips for air travel, and a very nunly Advent!

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