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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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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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AS168 Ask Sister - Lent update, spiritual gluttony, super-celibate supermodels

Podcast Recorded: March 18, 2015

AS168 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on March 18, 2015. 

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Moving into the seasons of Easter and Spring

Blog Published: April 9, 2013

It's the season of Easter, and Spring is nearly here. The flower buds are popping through the ground, and the air, though chilled, gives hints of warmth and sun!

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Advent Week Two Brings Peace

Blog Published: December 7, 2014

Happy Second week of Advent! Enjoy this Advent music and video playlist! This week we light the 2nd candle of the Advent wreath, which represents Peace. This week’s readings are prayers to God for peace, for reconciliation and for restoration.

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).

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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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.

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