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Generosity and the Vow of Poverty

Blog Published: June 27, 2007

I’ve been reading Pope Benedict XVI’s new book, Jesus of Nazareth: From Baptism in the Jordan to the Transfiguration (Doubleday, 2007). Of the book the pope himself says, “This book is… my personal search ‘for the face of the Lord.’”

IGF010 In Good Faith with Sister Barbara Reid, OP

Podcast Recorded: June 2, 2011

IGF010 In Good Faith with Sister Barbara Reid, OP, PhD, recorded live on June 2, 2011. Produced by aNunsLife.org ministry. The nuns talk with Sister Barbara about finding God in everyday life, Sacred Scripture, prayer, biblical spirituality, and more!

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Blessed are you among women!

Blog Published: December 21, 2009

Today’s Gospel reading is from Luke 1:39-45. It is one of my favorite readings because it is the story of the Visitation, of Mary visiting Elizabeth to share the news that she is pregnant with Jesus.

A Rudderless Boat: Images that capture one's faith journey

Blog Published: May 30, 2013

I recently read some scripture commentaries on the story in Exodus about baby Moses being placed in a homemade boat and sent down the Nile River. As intellectually awesome as those were, it was a comment on a Carmelite blog that realy helped me dive into this story as not just an inspiring scripture story but as a the Living Word of God.

AS104 Ask Sister – self denial as a spiritual act, Jesus and the widow’s mite, why God answers some prayers but not others, does God hear our prayers

Podcast Recorded: March 1, 2012

AS104 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on March 1, 2012. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: self denial as a spiritual act, Jesus and the widow’s mite, why God answers some prayers but not others, and does God hear our prayers

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what’s in a word?

Blog Published: May 8, 2007

It feels like it has been so long since I sat down to write, just to write. I’ve been reflecting a bit on what it means to be a person who is caught up in words every day (this happens when you are a reader and a writer and work at a publishing company) AND a person who has been embraced by Jesus, the WORD of God.

AS154 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Presentation Sisters, in Dubuque, Iowa

Podcast Recorded: March 10, 2014

AS154 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on March 10, 2014, in Dubuque, Iowa.
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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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