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Handmade Gifts by Nuns and Monks

Blog Published: September 12, 2016

Did you know that you can purchase handmade rosaries, breads, cards, beer, coffee, blankets, prayer shawls, mustard, coffins, and more?! 

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Top 10 Fave Things I Love About Nuns

Blog Published: July 6, 2016

There are SOOOO many things to love about nuns! From their sense of adventure to their dedication to the common good -- the list is practically endless!

How does your ministry help change people's lives?

Podcast Recorded: October 21, 2016

In this Random Nun Clip, Sister Cynthia Canning, SNJM, talks about the transformative nature of ministry at Next Step Learning Center, for people seeking to earn their high school equivalency, transition to college, and build better lives. Hear the full podcast on the Motherhouse Road Trip page at aNunsLife.org!

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IGF019 In Good Faith with guest Trish Clark

Podcast Recorded: July 18, 2012

IGF019 In Good Faith with travel writer Trish Clark, recorded live on July 18, 2012. Produced by aNunsLife.org Ministry. Topics include: what it’s like to stay at convents and monasteries in Europe, walking the Camino, pilgrimage, encountering God.

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Catherine McAuley’s Comfortable Cup of Tea

Blog Published: November 29, 2006

I recently received an email from a student doing a paper on Catherine McAuley. She asked if Catherine had any symbols associated with her. Not knowing off the top of my head, I headed to web sites of the Sisters of Mercy (whom Catherine founded in 1831). To my great delight, I discovered that one of the symbols associated with Catherine is “a comfortable cup of tea.”

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AS181 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Dubuque, Iowa

Podcast Recorded: March 1, 2016

AS181 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on March 1, 2016. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, in Dubuque, Iowa

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Conventional and UnCONVENTional Jobs of Catholic Sisters and Nuns Today

Blog Published: April 12, 2013

I am always amazed at the variety of things sisters and nuns today do because sometimes we've got this "nun job decription" in our imagination that rarely encompasses all that sisters and nuns actually do.

AS183 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart, Frankfort, Illinois

Podcast Recorded: April 8, 2016

AS183 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on April 8, 2016. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Motherhouse Road Trip with the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart, Frankfort, Illinois.

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