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Scripture and Theology

Scripture Birthday Blessings

Blog Published: March 18, 2013

Sister Maxine's sister was one of the birthday celebrands and when they were talking, she noted that on her birthday -- 3/16 -- she always remembers the inspiring verse from the Gospel of Saint John 3:16 ... So we wondered, what scripture verse correlates to our birthdays?

The Prodigal Child: A Lesson on God's Unfairness?

Blog Published: March 25, 2013

The story of the prodigal child (Luke 15:17-24), which was proclaimed at liturgy earlier this Lent, is perhaps one of the most beloved parables regarding repentance and forgiveness.  The richness of the teaching within grows as one takes the time to peel back the layers.

What is Theological Reflection?

January 17, 2013

Theological reflection is a way of doing theology that starts from the experiences of life and leads to searching in faith, for deeper meaning, and for the living God.

IGF028 In Good Faith with Sister Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ

Podcast Recorded: November 1, 2013

IGF028 In Good Faith podcast with Sister Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, recorded live on November 1, 2013. Produced by aNunsLife.org Ministry. Topics include: Communion of Saints,  holiness, infinite horizon of God, and more. 

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Make Your Life a Prayer

Blog Published: March 11, 2009

Last night I talked with a group of young adult Catholics about prayer — ways to pray in the midst of daily life with all of the activities, pressures, and responsibilities that any given day might hold.

IGF018 In Good Faith with Carole Garibaldi Rogers

Podcast Recorded: June 13, 2012

IGF018 In Good Faith with oral historian Carole Garibaldi Rogers, recorded live on June 13, 2012. Produced by aNunsLife.org Ministry. Topics include: what is oral history, sisters’ stories of change after Vatican II, a spirituality of listening.

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AS161 Ask Sister - nature imitating snack food, what scripture says about nuns, sabbatical from sisterhood, Swamp Nun, cat vs. dog people

Podcast Recorded: September 25, 2014

AS161 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on September 25, 2014. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: nature imitating snack food, what scripture says about nuns, sabbatical from sisterhood, Swamp Nun, cat vs. dog people   

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Wolves in sheeps’ clothing! Advice from Gospel of Matthew

Blog Published: July 22, 2011

This week’s liturgical readings from Matthew are some of my favorites. The writers of the Gospel admonish us to not be harsh with others, because no one, including ourselves, is perfect. They remind us to treat others the way we’d like to be treated. And in today’s reading, they caution us to beware of “false prophets who come to you disguised as sheep, but underneath are ravenous wolves” (Mt 7:15).