A Nuns Life

Religious Garb and Habit

AS049 Ask Sister – no desire for a vocation, saints and symbols, two Saint Theresas, exercise habits, putting the holy in holiday

Podcast Recorded: November 19, 2010

AS049 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on November 19, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: no desire for a vocation, saints and symbols, Therese of Lisieux and Teresa of Avila, exercise habits, putting the holy in holiday, and more!

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AS046 Ask Sister – mother superiors, nun rings, sin and voting, solitude v. loneliness, being called to be a sister, having a Mass said for someone, prayer

Podcast Recorded: October 29, 2010

AS046 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on October 29, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: mother superiors, nun rings, sin and voting, solitude v. loneliness, called to be a nun, prayer and having a Mass said for someone, and more.

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IGF002 In Good Faith with Margaret Susan Thompson

Podcast Recorded: October 7, 2010

IGF002 In Good Faith with historian Dr. Margaret Susan Thompson recorded live on October 7, 2010. Produced by aNunsLife.org ministry. Our hosts talk with Dr. Thompson about the history of U.S. Catholic sisters and nuns and find out some surprising things.

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AS042 Ask Sister – getting rid of loans, athletic asceticism, sport and God, nun uniform, high school nun project

Podcast Recorded: September 17, 2010

AS042 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on September 17, 2010. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Guest: Sister Connie Supan, IHM. Topics include: getting rid of loans, athletic asceticism, sport and God, nun uniforms, high school nun project, and more!

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AS008 Ask Sister Podcast

Podcast Recorded: December 18, 2009

Ask Sister Podcast is a production of A Nun's Life Ministry. Episode 008 was aired December 18, 2009. Questions covered were how God is calling us, why nuns don't wear habits and one becomes Catholic.

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AS005 Ask Sister Podcast

Podcast Recorded: November 20, 2009

Ask Sister Podcast is a production of A Nun's Life Ministry. Episode 005 was aired November 20, 2009. Topics included do nuns have computers in monasteries, when nuns stopped wearing habits, how do you pass through a 'dark night of the soul'?

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What does it mean to be Counter-cultural?

Blog Published: April 29, 2009

Yesterday’s post on the question Is the habit the answer to vocations recruitment? drew a lot of discussion and perspectives. I want to pull out of there an interesting sub-conversation about what it means to be counter-cultural.

Is the habit the answer to vocations recruitment?

Blog Published: April 28, 2009

The question about the habit being the answer to vocations recruitment comes up every now and again on the blog in various forms. It’s an interesting question that is way more complex than a simple “yes” or “no” can account for.