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Scripture and Theology

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.  

Ask Sister Podcast

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

AS202 Ask Sister - future theologians, Christian vs. Catholic, Miraculous Medal

Podcast Recorded: November 8, 2017

Topics: future theologians, Christian vs. Catholic, Miraculous Medal. Hosted by Sr. Maxine with guest Sr. Shannon Schrein, OSF. Recorded live on November 8, 2017.

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Letting go of burdens: the woman at the well

Podcast Recorded: September 1, 2017

In this Random Nun Clip: the scripture story of the woman at the well and how faith can free us. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast AS199, hosted by Sister Maxine with guest Sister Shannon Schrein, OSF.

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AS199 Ask Sister - saintly double standards, biblical fatty portions for God, default prayers

Podcast Recorded: August 16, 2017

AS199 Ask Sister podcast recorded live. Topics: saintly double standards, biblical fatty portions for God, default prayers, and more! Hosted by Sister Maxine, with guest Sister Shannon Schrein, OSF.  

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