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AS226 - Ask Sister Podcast

Podcast Recorded: January 15, 2020

Topics: a better Lent, biblical science fiction, “made new” but still the same. Hosts: Sister Maxine, IHM, and Sister Shannon, OSF.

Topics: a better Lent, biblical science fiction, “made new” but still the same.

AS225 Ask Sister - Cats in purgatory, baptized twice, discernment in reverse

Podcast Recorded: December 11, 2019

Topics: Cats in purgatory, baptized twice, discernment in reverse. Hosts: Sr. Maxine, IHM, and Sr. Shannon, OSF.

Topics: Cats in purgatory, baptized twice, discernment in reverse

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

AS222 Ask Sister - theology as vocation, Hell heresies, heavenly bribes, freedom to choose or reject God

Podcast Recorded: July 19, 2019

Topics: Has Hell changed, heavenly bribes to encourage faith, uniting our suffering with Christ's. Hosts: Sr. Maxine, IHM, and Sr. Shannon, OSF.  

Topics: Cats in purgatory, baptized twice, discernment in reverse

Is my pastor wrong that Hell does not have fire?

Podcast Recorded: July 3, 2019

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener worries that her pastor is preaching Hell heresy. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS222 at aNunsLife.org. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Sister Shannon.

Is my pastor wrong about Hell not having fire and torments?

Walking with saints on the journey of Lent

Blog Published: March 28, 2019

Earlier this week, I realized that many of my walking companions are centuries old. That’s when I also realized my daily walks are affecting the way I read Scripture.

Nun Talk Blog | Saintly walkers on the journey of Lent

Sharing Incarnation

Blog Published: December 24, 2018

By incarnating, Jesus raised the dignity and preciousness of our own human form. He became enfleshed to share fully our human experience of being in a body.

Sister Cheryl Rose, HM

How did the terms Christian and Catholic come into use?

Podcast Recorded: November 8, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks when in church history did the words "Christian" and "Catholic" start being used. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS202 at aNunsLife.org. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Sister Shannon.

When did the terms Christian and Catholic start being used