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A glimpse of History Heaven!

Blog Published: July 2, 2019

If there’s a History Heaven, it’s probably a lot like the Conference on the History of Women Religious! I kept a daily journal so that I could share some of the historical figures and ideas I encountered there.

Conference for the History of Women Religious

Prayerful retreat at the airport (or not)

Blog Published: June 19, 2019

“Wouldn’t it be great to be on retreat!” I'm at the airport with hundreds of adults and children, a few small terriers, and at least one cat.  

 

 

Prayerful retreat at the airport (or not)

AS221 Ask Sister - messenger of peace, running as prayer, reentering religious life, a meaningful life

Podcast Recorded: June 14, 2019

Sr. Maxine with guest Sister Eileen Ripsin, OSF. Topics: messenger of peace, running as prayer, reentering religious life, a meaningful life. 

AS221 Ask Sister - messenger of peace, running as prayer, reentering religious life, a meaningful life

What cool things have you done as a nun?

Podcast Recorded: March 21, 2019

Sacred Heart Academy students ask about awesome nun experiences. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast AS219 at aNunsLife.org. Sister Maxine with guests: Sister Jean Ann Zappa and Sister Janet Marie Peterworth of the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville, Kentucky.  

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AS219 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville, Kentucky

Podcast Recorded: March 21, 2019

Sister Maxine with guests Sisters Jean Ann Zappa and Janet Marie Peterworth of the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville. Students from Sacred Heart Academy join us for podcast! Topics: finding God, advice from foundress Angela Merici, what everyone should know about nuns, joy and vocation. 

Ask Sister Podcast with the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville, Kentucky

The saintly inspiration of Angela Merici

Podcast Recorded: March 21, 2019

The Ursuline Sisters talk about foundress Saint Angela Merici and how her centuries-old mission energizes people today to take action for justice. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS219 at aNunsLife.org. Sister Maxine with guests: Sister Jean Ann Zappa and Sister Janet Marie Peterworth of the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville, Kentucky.  

How does Saint Angela Merici

Excerpts from Black Catholic History

Blog Published: February 4, 2019

This blog, written by Diane Batts Morrow, PhD, is a celebration of the resilient spirit of religious life, embodied in a pioneering group of sisters who confronted the social attitudes, and proved that their calling of God was stronger than any societal doubts.

 

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How do founders of a congregation inspire their sisters today?

Podcast Recorded: January 25, 2019

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about the IHM founders and how they encourage us today. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS214 at aNunsLife.org.

Founders of Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary