Lessons learned from my ministry and life as a sister

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The adventures of missionary life always intrigue me; every day, they require trust in God, myself, and the people I serve. Thinking of my last mission to Wau, South Sudan, I think of a quote from Paulo Coelho: "Take advantage of the chance that tragedy has given you; not everyone is capable of doing so." When I arrived in South Sudan, it looked like tragedy.

Lessons learned from my ministry and life as a sister

Is it a sin when I don’t stop to help someone in need?

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In this Random Nun Clip, a listener worries that he’s committing a sin when he walks past people who are homeless and doesn’t help them. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Sister Shannon. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS228 at aNunsLife.org.

Sisters describe ways they foster dialogue between groups with differing values.

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I live and work in El Paso, Texas, which has become a central hub for the U.S. refugee situation. We use research, reflection, leadership development, education and action in working for justice to transform the region around El Paso; Cuidad Juarez, Mexico; and Las Cruces, New Mexico. We use research, reflection, leadership development, education and action in working for justice to transform the region around El Paso; Cuidad Juarez, Mexico; and Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Grace, prayer, and the practice of begging

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In this Random Nun Clip, Sr. Cecilia Marie Fausto talks about the begging tradition of the Little Sisters of the Poor. Hear the full podcast and see photos, our travel journal, and lots more from our Motherhouse Road Trip with the Little Sisters in Mobile, Alabama. 

For Sister-chef at soup kitchen, why is listening a key ingredient?

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In this Random Nun Clip, chef Sister Mandy Carrier, RSM, talks about food, listening, and learning at the soup kitchen. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast on our Motherhouse Road Trip page!