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Catholic Sisters Week at A Nun’s Life Ministry

Blog Published: March 10, 2020

Catholic Sisters Week--a time to recognize Catholic sisters for their witness of God’s love for the world!

Sister Maxine Kollasch, IHM

Do you remember the day you took vows?

February 24, 2020

In this #Nunday video, Sister Mindy Welding, IHM, reflects on the day she professed her vows and that moment of severe anxiety or perhaps profound grace.

Sister Mindy Welding, IHM

AS227 Ask Sister - life after the Novitiate, convent vs. plain old house, vaping in Lent, nun notecards

Podcast Recorded: February 21, 2020

Topics: life after the Novitiate, convent vs. plain old house, vaping in Lent, nun notecards. Hosts: Sister Maxine, IHM, and Sister Jane Aseltyne, IHM.

Life after the Novitiate, convent vs. plain old house, vaping in Lent, nun notecards

How Sisters Bridge The Age Gap

Blog Published: February 19, 2020

There may be changes in demographics of religious life, but peace and harmony are qualities that bond sisters together.

Sister Jantana Wongsankakorn, OSU

No ordinary nun gathering!

Blog Published: January 16, 2020

Religious life is full of surprises. The event that I attended with 50 nuns last weekend was no exception!

No ordinary nun gathering!

Living the Vows is about freedom

October 21, 2019

In this #Nunday Monday video, Sister Christina Chavez, CDP, shares how the vows religious profess are not about what can’t be done, but about the freedom that comes from living the vows.

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Beyond The Habit - Episode 1: 300 Years of Sister History

Blog Published: September 30, 2019

Tough-as-nails, women religious have established some of the first schools and most extensive healthcare systems in the United States.

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The fullness of life

Blog Published: August 28, 2019

My aunt, Sister Anne Marie, often talked about the biblical “hundredfold.” She believed deeply in the truth of Matthew 19: that being a disciple of Jesus brings many challenges and crosses to bear, but the rewards are far greater--“a hundred times more.”

Sister Anne Marie Kollasch