Ministry

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?! 

A Nun

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!

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.
A Nun

Litany of the Pets to honor Saint Francis

Blog Published: October 4, 2013

Happy Feast of Saint Francis! We invite you to include your pets in the Litany. Just write their names in the “comment” area of the blog post and we’ll bring them into prayer this evening. Prayer is at 5 pm ET at aNunsLife.org/live.

AS169 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Silver Spring, Maryland

Podcast Recorded: April 22, 2015

AS169 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on April 22, 2015.  Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Silver Spring, Maryland.

A Nun

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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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.

Gifts Handmade by Nuns and Monks

November 7, 2013
Did you know that you can purchase handmade rosaries, breads, cards, beer, coffee, blankets, prayer shawls, mustard, coffins, and more?!