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A Nun's Life at National Catholic Sisters Week

Blog Published: February 27, 2014

The first National Catholic Sisters Week is being held March 8-14, 2014, at Saint Catherine University in Saint Paul, MN! As part of National Women's History Month, National Catholic Sisters Week (NCSW) is a celebration of "the good works and good will of Catholic sisters."

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A Nun's Life at National Catholic Sisters Week

February 27, 2014
The first National Catholic Sisters Week is being held March 8-14, 2014, at Saint Catherine University in Saint Paul, MN! As part of National Women's History Month, National Catholic Sisters Week (NCSW) is a celebration of "the good works and good will of Catholic sisters.

AS152 Ask Sister - being "just friends" with a congregation you didn't join, 2 vocations in 1 person, total consecration

Podcast Recorded: February 20, 2014

AS152 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on February 12, 2014. 

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Are sisters and nuns considered "Clergy"?

Blog Published: December 30, 2013

Sister Maxine and I got some questions last night while we were live Tweeting and Facebooking the holiday episode of "Call the Midwife" (which was FABULOUS). We were asked about nuns and sisters being considered "clergy."

AS150 Ask Sister - Fave Advent readings, adieu to the pew, conflict in the convent, no results from the rosary

Podcast Recorded: December 18, 2013

AS150 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on December 18, 2013.

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AS149 Ask Sister - Sound of Music gone country; nun customs of greeting and respect, and "the discipline"

Podcast Recorded: November 10, 2013

AS149 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on November 20, 2013.

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"Sisters" and "Light of Love": Two Films about Catholic Sisters

Blog Published: November 4, 2013

Over the past few months we've seen the release of two one-hour documentaries featuring Catholic sisters. The two films offer a view into the world of women's religious life. While there are some similarities between the documentaries -- both follow 5 Catholic sisters, both have the sisters themselves tell their story -- there is much diversity (good diversity!) such as how the sisters express their relationship with God, how they engage they world, how they view religious life, etc.

AS148 Ask Sister - St. Joseph Worker Program works for social change

Podcast Recorded: October 16, 2013

AS148 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on October 16, 2013.

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