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The Virtuous Life

If Jesus will always forgive me, why should I try so hard to be better?

Podcast Recorded: July 1, 2020

In this Random Nun Clip, a young listener wonders why she should try so hard to be good when Jesus will forgive her sins anyway. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Sister Shannon. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS230 at aNunsLife.org.

If Jesus will always forgive me, why should I try so hard to be better

AS230 Ask Sister - Just your average sinner, holiest of all, Team Jesus healers

Podcast Recorded: July 1, 2020

Topics: Just your average sinner, holiest of all, Team Jesus healers. 

Just your average sinner, holiest of them all, Team Jesus healers

AS159 Ask Sister - how to act like a nun, happy wrongdoers and the end times, nuns' swimwear

Podcast Recorded: July 16, 2014

AS159 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on July 16, 2014. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: actress wonders how to act like a nun, happy wrongdoers and the end times, nuns' swimwear, and more!

A Nun

A condition of complete simplicity

Blog Published: August 11, 2009

Yesterday I came across a line by poet T.S. Eliot that struck me so soundly that I drove immediately to the bookstore and got a copy of his book of verse Four Quartets.

A Valiant Woman

Blog Published: March 10, 2016

Sister Julie reflects on a dear friend who is truly a Valiant Woman as Proverbs 31 so well proclaims. Who are the valiant women and men in your life?

A Nun

Who is the holiest person you know?

Podcast Recorded: July 1, 2020

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks what makes a person holy and who are some holy people we know. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Sister Shannon. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS230 at aNunsLife.org.

Who is the holiest person you know?

Do women become nuns because they can’t “get a guy”?

Blog Published: March 27, 2008

Too often people assume that nuns are women who couldn’t “get a guy” or who broke up with someone they thought was “the one” and was left with no alternative. Nuns are also stereotyped as sexually repressed, dowdy women who lack passion and care only about piety, cleanliness and order.

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.’”