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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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AS227 Ask Sister - life after the Novitiate, convent vs. plain old house, vaping in Lent, nun notecards

Podcast Recorded: February 21, 2020

Topics: life after the Novitiate, convent vs. plain old house, vaping in Lent, nun notecards. Hosts: Sister Maxine, IHM, and Sister Jane Aseltyne, IHM.

Life after the Novitiate, convent vs. plain old house, vaping in Lent, nun notecards

Happy Earth Day!

Blog Published: April 22, 2019

The birds and daffodils bring to mind the words of Pope Francis in Laudato Si: “The entire material universe speaks of God’s love.”

Nunday Blog | Happy Earth Day!

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

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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AS150 Ask Sister - Fave Advent readings, adieu to the pew, conflict in the convent, no results from the rosary

Podcast Recorded: December 18, 2013

AS150 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on December 18, 2013.

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WBR005 "Engaging Advent"

August 6, 2015

Journey into the season of Advent with the online community! This webinar, on the first Sunday of Advent, offers reflections and prayers to prepare the heart for the gifts of the season.

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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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