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Nuns Reach Out to Women in Prostitution

Blog Published: November 22, 2007

Under the guidance of Sister Eugenia, who has emerged as a world leader fighting human trafficking, participants presented detailed assessments of trafficking trends in their countries, as well as strategies to prevent women and girls from being lured into prostitution.

I NEED SILENCE, shouts the nun!

Blog Published: March 22, 2011

I have been thinking a lot about silence during these days of Lent, and soberly realizing how little I have of it.

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!

A podcasting celebration!

Blog Published: September 25, 2019

In October, I'll give a presentation at a big podcasting conference. I'm the only speaker who's a Catholic sister! 

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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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How can I make a difference in the world, like nuns do?

Podcast Recorded: August 26, 2019

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener with a successful career wonders how to make more of a difference in the world. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS221 at aNunsLife.org.

How can I make a difference in the world, like nuns do?

Service Opportunities

May 10, 2017
Interested in building community, getting outside your comfort zone and meeting people from around the world? Check out one of these organizations and discover if a service program is right for you.
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