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Prayer and Spirituality

Directions and decisions: How do general chapters affect sisters’ lives?

Blog Published: June 30, 2020

General Chapters create a process for conversation, listening, growing, and deepening in the ways religious women live vowed life. Chapter Directives no longer focus on the nitty-gritty of daily life but call each sister to respond to the voice of God in prayer.

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Choose Love!

Blog Published: June 24, 2020

Embracing our humanity, how can we start honest conversations and stop senseless hate? Love is stronger than hate! The choice is ours; we must choose love.

Choose Love!

What does it mean to sing compassion into the world?

Podcast Recorded: June 18, 2020

In this Random Nun Clip, composer and performer Sister Kathy Sherman talks about the Circle of Song choir and how it sings for the world. Hear the full In Good Faith episode IGF039 at aNunsLife.org. Sister Maxine with guest Sister Kathy Sherman, CSJ.

What does it mean to sing compassion into the world?

Songs of healing in the time of pandemic

Podcast Recorded: June 18, 2020

In this Random Nun Clip, composer and performer Sister Kathy Sherman sings an excerpt from one of her songs of healing. Hear the full In Good Faith episode IGF039 at aNunsLife.org. Sister Maxine with guest Sister Kathy Sherman, CSJ.

Songs of healing in a time of pandemic: composer Sister Kathy Sherman

Learning from COVID-19 that we are not alone

Blog Published: June 3, 2020

The pandemic has taught the world deep lessons of the value of one another, the vulnerability of humans and the need for God.

Learning from COVID-19 that we are not alone

How does the Rule of St. Benedict empower you to live your full potential?

May 31, 2020

In this #Nunday video, Sister Tonette Sperando, OSB, points out that the first word in the Rule of St. Benedict is “listen” and to listen with the ear of your heart allows for a loving response—which is so needed in today’s world.

Sister Tonette Sperando, OSB

Amazing nun podcasts--now in print!

Blog Published: May 20, 2020

I am amazed at the things Catholic sisters say during a podcast! And now, you can see transcripts of the podcasts, too!

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How do you rely on God during tough times?

May 11, 2020

Sister Teresita Richards, SND, speaks from the heart about her personal experience of walking with God through her mother's death.

Sister Teresita Richards, SND