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Liturgical Seasons

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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Walking the Lenten Journey

Blog Published: March 15, 2019

I've walked every day of Lent, as planned. But to my surprise, the walks have taken me places I didn’t expect. 

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Engaging the Lenten Journey

Blog Published: March 5, 2019

Have you given much thought to your Lenten practice this year? What are you going to do differently, what are you giving up, and how are you making a different space for God in your daily life?

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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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Should vegetarians give up veggies on Fridays in Lent?

Podcast Recorded: February 20, 2013

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about whether vegetarians should give up veggies on Fridays in Lent, just as non-vegetarians give up meat. Hear the full podcast at AS131.

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AS180 Ask Sister - giving up tiresome friends for Lent, parading around our holiness, fasting

Podcast Recorded: February 3, 2016

AS180 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on February 3, 2016. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. 

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What to do when willpower wanes during Lent?

Podcast Recorded: February 8, 2018

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener gets anxious about Lent because of past epic fails. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS204. Hosts: Sister Maxine and guest Sister Shannon Schrein, OSF, a Sylvania Franciscan and theologian.

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AS064 Ask Sister – confession and reconciliation, chapel veils, Lent, a real nun on the set of Sister Act II, and more!

Podcast Recorded: March 18, 2011

AS064 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on March 18, 2011. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Guest: Sister Julianna Vagnozzi, CSSF. Topics include: confession and reconciliation, chapel veils, Lent, a real nun on the set of Sister Act II, and more!

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