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Prayer and Spirituality

What does it mean to go on retreat? Do I have to sit in silence all day?

Blog Published: July 26, 2016

Retreat is a time to learn the sound of your own soul, to tap into the wisdom you have within, and to listen to the precious voice of the One who knows you.

A Nun

Make Your Life a Prayer

Blog Published: March 11, 2009

Last night I talked with a group of young adult Catholics about prayer — ways to pray in the midst of daily life with all of the activities, pressures, and responsibilities that any given day might hold.

Praying the Liturgy of the Hours

Blog Published: May 17, 2007

The Liturgy of the Hours, which is also called The Divine Office or the Breviary, is the public prayer of the Church to praise God and sanctify the day. The Liturgy of the Hours is made up of specific prayers said at various times (“hours”) during the day and night.

How do I listen to God in prayer?

February 2, 2013
"Sometimes I have trouble hearing what God is telling me. Any advice? I want to learn how to really listen with an open heart and mind."

What is your favorite scripture passage?

November 4, 2019

Sister Maria Brizuela, OSF, shares her favorite scripture passage and how she applies it to her life. She also lets us in on what superpower she would love to have!

Nunday with Sister Maria Brizuela

How can you serve as a prophet in today’s world?

Podcast Recorded: January 25, 2019

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about what it means to be a prophetic witness and how that can help people. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS214 at aNunsLife.org.

How can you serve as a prophet in today

How do I pray prayers like the Rosary without losing concentration?

Blog Published: April 2, 2014

Annabel sent us an email and asked us a question that I know I've tangled with too: How do I successfully pray the Rosary without losing concentration?

How can I make time for prayer when I barely have time to eat?

Blog Published: June 20, 2017

The breathless pace of our lives only seems to accelerate as we take on more responsibilities, more expectations, and instant everything! 

A Nun