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A Nun's Life Ministry

By A Nun's Life Ministry

A Nun's Life Ministry helps people discover and grow in their vocation, that is, their life's calling by engaging questions about God, faith, and religious life.

  1. 1.
    If Jesus will always forgive me, why should I try so hard to be better?10/09/2020
    8:46
  2. 2.
    Who is the holiest person you know?09/18/2020
    10:19
  3. 3.
    Did Jesus do miracles of healing alone or did other people help?09/04/2020
    6:52
  4. 4.
    Are founders of religious orders honored like business founders?08/28/2020
    8:12
  5. 5.
    How can students learn more about social justice?08/14/2020
    7:19
  6. 6.
    AS230 Ask Sister – Just your average sinner, holiest of all, Team Jesus healers08/07/2020
    45:00
  7. 7.
    Is there ever drama among nuns living in the convent?07/31/2020
    9:01
  8. 8.
    How do you encounter Christ in the people around you?07/24/2020
    3:26
  1. 9.
    What would nuns watch on Netflix?07/17/2020
    12:15
  2. 10.
    The unifying power of music07/10/2020
    5:03
  3. 11.
    AS229 Ask Sister – Update from Sister Jane, do nuns watch Netflix, foundresses, drama in the convent07/02/2020
    44:33
  4. 12.
    What does it mean to "sing compassion into the world?"06/26/2020
    3:05
  5. 13.
    Songs of healing in the time of coronavirus06/19/2020
    6:13
  6. 14.
    I want to start reading the bible, but where should I begin?06/12/2020
    8:49
  7. 15.
    IGF039 In Good Faith Podcast with Sister Kathy Sherman, CSJ06/05/2020
    56:27
  8. 16.
    Is it a sin when I don’t stop to help someone in need?05/29/2020
    8:32
  9. 17.
    Life amid Covid05/22/2020
    3:05
  10. 18.
    What is the Asylum Seeker Resource Center?05/15/2020
    5:50
  11. 19.
    AS228 Ask Sister – life amid Covid, bible study beginner, justified by Jesus, sin vs. invitation from God to try new things05/08/2020
    53:23
  12. 20.
    Where can I find a Final Profession card and what should I write?05/01/2020
    5:54
  13. 21.
    How is a convent different from just a house?04/24/2020
    8:58
  14. 22.
    IGF038 In Good Faith Podcast with Sister Rita Malavisi, RSJ04/03/2020
    49:52
  15. 23.
    Can you fast from vaping in Lent or only from food?03/27/2020
    9:17
  16. 24.
    Is the Book of Revelation like bible sci-fi?03/06/2020
    16:46
  17. 25.
    AS227 Ask Sister – Life after the Novitiate, convent vs. a plain old house, fasting in Lent, where to find nun notecards03/06/2020
    42:32
  18. 26.
    A Christian friend was “made new” so why is she still the same?02/07/2020
    9:30
  19. 27.
    Can Lent fix my broken New Year's resolutions?01/24/2020
    11:35
  20. 28.
    AS226 Ask Sister - a better Lent, biblical science fiction, “made new” but still the same01/17/2020
    43:50
  21. 29.
    What led you to become a Catholic?01/10/2020
    5:29
  22. 30.
    AS225 Ask Sister – Cats in purgatory, baptized twice, can discernment work in reverse12/13/2019
    45:08
  23. 31.
    Am I being holier than thou if I choose different friends?11/22/2019
    8:33
  24. 32.
    When did the terms "Christian" and "Catholic" start being used?11/15/2019
    9:09
  25. 33.
    AS224 Ask Sister – life satisfaction, holier than thou friends, workplace woes10/28/2019
    56:19
  26. 34.
    What does it mean to unite our suffering with Christ’s on the cross?10/10/2019
    5:52
  27. 35.
    How does the spirituality of Saint Francis guide your life as Franciscan sisters?10/04/2019
    3:30
  28. 36.
    What factors should I consider when thinking of being a nun?09/27/2019
    5:29
  29. 37.
    How did you recognize God’s calling in your life?09/06/2019
    3:08
  30. 38.
    Why does my mom bribe me to stay Catholic?09/06/2019
    7:06
  31. 39.
    Is my pastor wrong about Hell not having fire and torments?08/30/2019
    5:10
  32. 40.
    Is my pastor right about Hell not having fire and torments?08/30/2019
    8:08
  33. 41.
    How can I make a difference in the world, like nuns do?08/23/2019
    5:46
  34. 42.
    AS223 Ask Sister – sister-leaders, religious rings, habit rosaries, making vows vs. taking an oath of office08/16/2019
    42:19
  35. 43.
    What were the biggest changes when you became a Sister?08/09/2019
    3:11
  36. 44.
    How can sports like running be a way to pray?08/02/2019
    6:10
  37. 45.
    What the voice of God sounds like?07/26/2019
    2:22
  38. 46.
    AS222 Ask Sister – Theology and vocation, Hell heresies, heavenly bribes to encourage faith, freedom to choose or reject God07/19/2019
    48:16
  39. 47.
    How do Ursuline values help people in their lives?07/12/2019
    3:45
  40. 48.
    Does God give us choices already knowing what we'll choose?07/06/2019
    2:10
  41. 49.
    How does Saint Angela Merici’s centuries-old mission inspire people today?06/28/2019
    2:38
  42. 50.
    AS221 Ask Sister – messenger of peace, running as prayer, reentering religious life, a meaningful life06/21/2019
    54:17
  43. 51.
    Why does God send me conflicting messages?06/14/2019
    5:16
  44. 52.
    How can you tell if it's God who's calling you to a vocation?06/08/2019
    2:13
  45. 53.
    What is the coolest thing you’ve done as a nun?06/07/2019
    5:58
  46. 54.
    How does small-group ministry help to transform the church?05/31/2019
    4:44
  47. 55.
    Why is being a nun sometimes called a higher state?05/24/2019
    4:54
  48. 56.
    AS220 Ask Sister – reluctant about religious life, surprise phone call from God, how God works05/19/2019
    1:00:23
  49. 57.
    Is a retreat a holy way to say, "I'm going on vacation so don't bother me"?05/10/2019
    6:13
  50. 58.
    As Catholic nuns, what kinds of ministries are you involved in?05/03/2019
    6:09
  51. 59.
    How can I recognize the Word of God in my daily life?04/26/2019
    2:48
  52. 60.
    Should you worry if you have doubts about your faith?04/18/2019
    2:34
  53. 61.
    AS219 Ask Sister – Motherhouse Road Trip with the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville Kentucky04/12/2019
    55:12
  54. 62.
    Why isn’t Joseph talked about as much as Mary?04/05/2019
    2:44
  55. 63.
    AS218 Ask Sister – Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York03/29/2019
    48:41
  56. 64.
    How does faith help you in everyday life?03/22/2019
    3:26
  57. 65.
    Does self-denial make you a better Christian?03/15/2019
    5:32
  58. 66.
    What’s it like to be a novice in religious life?03/08/2019
    2:28
  59. 67.
    AS217 Ask Sister Podcast with the High School Youth Group, St. Mary’s Church in Bluffton, Ohio03/01/2019
    47:08
  60. 68.
    Discerning a call to leadership02/22/2019
    3:57
  61. 69.
    From corporate world to convent life02/14/2019
    2:36
  62. 70.
    AS216 Ask Sister – Motherhouse Road Trip with the Benedictine Sisters of Cullman, Alabama02/08/2019
    50:18
  63. 71.
    How can you serve as a prophet in today’s world?02/05/2019
    3:09
  64. 72.
    How do founders of a congregation inspire their sisters today?02/05/2019
    4:50
  65. 73.
    Can saying the same prayers all the time turn you into a prayer robot?01/25/2019
    3:47
  66. 74.
    AS215 Ask Sister – corporate world to convent, books that nuns read, go-to prayers in tough times, a disappointed God01/18/2019
    49:20
  67. 75.
    How are students part of the Salesian family?01/12/2019
    2:07
  68. 76.
    What’s your most and least favorite part of being a nun?12/21/2018
    4:10
  69. 77.
    AS214 Ask Sister - prayer robots, wait for heaven, surrender to God vs. just give up, vow of obedience12/14/2018
    58:37
  70. 78.
    How can you make spirituality part of everyday life?12/07/2018
    2:32
  71. 79.
    Blessings for a faith-filled future12/06/2018
    2:49
  72. 80.
    AS213 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco11/29/2018
    53:46
  73. 81.
    AS212 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon10/27/2018
    42:51
  74. 82.
    Can faith sneak up on you?10/04/2018
    5:42
  75. 83.
    Can you say no to a vocation if God calls you09/27/2018
    3:08
  76. 84.
    Evangelization café and garden nurture community09/20/2018
    3:36
  77. 85.
    AS211 Ask Sister - evangelization café, afraid of afterlife, why not be a nun, can faith sneak up on you09/13/2018
    58:50
  78. 86.
    The music at church sounds like bad lounge music. What to do?09/06/2018
    5:50
  79. 87.
    How do Dominicans today live the spirit of founder Saint Dominic?08/30/2018
    5:26
  80. 88.
    Were you ever pressured to be a nun?08/23/2018
    5:09
  81. 89.
    AS210 Ask Sister – being Dominican, liturgical lounge music, making God decide for us, called by God but unprepared08/16/2018
    58:25
  82. 90.
    How do our vows shape our lives?08/09/2018
    3:08
  83. 91.
    What vows would you choose if you started your own order?08/02/2018
    7:39
  84. 92.
    Should I be silent to hear God's voice?07/26/2018
    6:00
  85. 93.
    AS209 Ask Sister - Signs of a Vocation, DIY Vows, Foundresses, Online Training to Become a Nun07/19/2018
    49:03
  86. 94.
    Living your vocation one day at a time07/05/2018
    3:27
  87. 95.
    Finding a spiritual home06/28/2018
    2:53
  88. 96.
    Can God change your mind if you don’t plan to be a nun?06/21/2018
    3:10
  89. 97.
    AS208 Ask Sister – surprised by God, ups and downs in community life, making choices vs. sacrifices, being most fully who we are06/14/2018
    56:23
  90. 98.
    What is your daily prayer like?06/14/2018
    3:08
  91. 99.
    150 years of Franciscan presence in Green Bay, Wisconsin06/07/2018
    4:54
  92. 100.
    I’m writing a novel about a nun. How should I describe her?05/31/2018
    5:13
  93. 101.
    AS207 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Saint Francis of the Holy Cross in Green Bay, Wisconsin05/24/2018
    50:12
  94. 102.
    Developing our best selves through education that liberates and heals05/17/2018
    5:25
  95. 103.
    What’s it like to be in a community of sisters from many different cultures?05/10/2018
    4:25
  96. 104.
    What does it mean to have a Pentecost spirituality?05/03/2018
    4:56
  97. 105.
    AS206 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Congregation of Notre Dame, Prince Edward Island, Canada04/26/2018
    51:44
  98. 106.
    Can you feel called by God even if you don’t believe in God?03/29/2018
    4:47
  99. 107.
    The power of small acts of kindness03/22/2018
    3:40
  100. 108.
    Behold the Handmaid of God03/15/2018
    4:48
  101. 109.
    AS205 Ask Sister – becoming a saint, let down by Lent, can disbelievers be called by God, boot camp for nuns03/08/2018
    55:24
  102. 110.
    Postcards and other surprises from the convent02/28/2018
    3:10
  103. 111.
    AS203 Ask Sister - improving your chances of being a nun, prayer winners and losers, making God wait02/22/2018
    48:34
  104. 112.
    Does God Ever Cause Pain to Make Us Change Our Ways?02/22/2018
    3:50
  105. 113.
    What's the Catholic Stance on Creationism vs. Evolution?02/15/2018
    5:47
  106. 114.
    When Willpower Wanes During Lent02/09/2018
    6:11
  107. 115.
    AS204 Ask Sister - Creationism v. Evolution, Painful Prompts from God, Lenten Willpower, Faith, and Adulting02/09/2018
    52:32
  108. 116.
    AS202 Ask Sister - future theologians, Christian vs. Catholic, Miraculous Medal12/01/2017
    49:03
  109. 117.
    Praying when angry at God--is it ok, or better to wait until things cool down?10/25/2017
    2:58
  110. 118.
    AS201 Ask Sister – nunly church leaders, stressed in Heaven, missing Mass, hemmed in by motherhood10/19/2017
    47:53
  111. 119.
    How do contemplative cloistered nuns tend to the needs of the world?10/13/2017
    3:03
  112. 120.
    My prayers have fallen into default mode. How can I make them meaningful again?10/13/2017
    6:59
  113. 121.
    Legacy of hope: 25th anniversary of Sisters martyred in Liberia10/13/2017
    2:08
  114. 122.
    What's the ideal age to become a nun?09/22/2017
    3:27
  115. 123.
    AS200 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Poor Clares of Montana09/15/2017
    44:47
  116. 124.
    Does God ever test us or lead us into temptation on purpose?09/08/2017
    5:53
  117. 125.
    Whenever I see nuns, is it ok to ask them for prayers?09/01/2017
    6:12
  118. 126.
    Letting go of our burdens: the Samaritan woman at the well09/01/2017
    5:15
  119. 127.
    Can I do nun-like ministry without being a nun?08/28/2017
    6:16
  120. 128.
    Graced by a world of differences08/28/2017
    2:35
  121. 129.
    AS199 Ask Sister - saintly double standards, biblical fatty portions for God, default prayers, and more!​08/19/2017
    53:30
  122. 130.
    What if following God's call makes me feel guilty?08/10/2017
    6:05
  123. 131.
    AS198 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, in Wichita, Kansas08/03/2017
    46:16
  124. 132.
    What religion questions would you ask Intelligent Life on other planets?07/28/2017
    6:07
  125. 133.
    Helping people build better lives07/21/2017
    1:30
  126. 134.
    What does it mean to have a begging tradition as a Little Sister of the Poor?07/14/2017
    2:07
  127. 135.
    AS197 Ask Sister - visit to national basilica, feeling guilty about vocation, a nunly life, religion questions for extraterrestrials.07/02/2017
    45:26
  128. 136.
    What is Ordinary Time in the church year?06/22/2017
    4:28
  129. 137.
    What does it mean to speak in tongues?06/02/2017
    4:44
  130. 138.
    AS196 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Loretto in Littleton, Colorado05/20/2017
    44:44
  131. 139.
    What's the connection between listening and forgiveness04/28/2017
    3:36
  132. 140.
    How does your ministry help to change people's lives?04/28/2017
    3:56
  133. 141.
    How do you choose between things that are all really good?04/26/2017
    4:22
  134. 142.
    AS195 Ask Sister - Awesome First Communion gifts, asking for prayers, prayer as penance, metrics for holiness04/22/2017
    46:09
  135. 143.
    Can you change your Lenten practices after Lent has already begun?03/31/2017
    5:54
  136. 144.
    For Sister-chef at soup kitchen, listening is a key ingredient03/22/2017
    3:07
  137. 145.
    AS194 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Little Sisters of the Poor in Mobile, Alabama03/18/2017
    56:47
  138. 146.
    Does the world around you affect how you understand God?03/10/2017
    1:51
  139. 147.
    I feel like I'm being judged for not kneeling at Mass. What to do?02/27/2017
    6:46
  140. 148.
    If you wear ashes, is that like showing off your holiness?02/27/2017
    4:32
  141. 149.
    Should I give up tiresome friends for Lent?02/27/2017
    4:31
  142. 150.
    Does God send you signs that you should be a nun?02/24/2017
    3:14
  143. 151.
    AS193 Ask Sister - kneeling at Mass, girlfriend advice from God, sisters names, who’s the boss02/17/2017
    43:13
  144. 152.
    AS192 Ask Sister - Ordinary Time, practicing to be Catholic, saints who find lost stuff, unfollowing God01/28/2017
    38:29
  145. 153.
    Is there a way to know how Catholic a person actually is?12/31/2016
    2:54
  146. 154.
    How radically will my life change if I start going to church?12/31/2016
    5:30
  147. 155.
    AS191 Ask Sister - Advent glowsaries light up Ohio, praying to a distant God, grinch-fearing Grandma12/13/2016
    41:14
  148. 156.
    What are you thankful for on this Thanksgiving holiday?11/18/2016
    2:59
  149. 157.
    How do saints become saints?11/01/2016
    4:36
  150. 158.
    How can the saints be part of our everyday life?10/30/2016
    3:42
  151. 159.
    AS190 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, in Campbell, California10/28/2016
    50:54
  152. 160.
    Does giving my whole self to God mean giving up even my hopes and dreams?10/14/2016
    4:29
  153. 161.
    Can you be pure of heart and still have physical attractions?10/07/2016
    5:16
  154. 162.
    If I'm afraid of worldly things, does that mean I should be a nun?09/30/2016
    2:58
  155. 163.
    What can I do to mend a big family uproar?09/23/2016
    5:48
  156. 164.
    Why does the Glory Be prayer say "world without end" when the bible says the world WILL end?09/16/2016
    5:05
  157. 165.
    New things happening at A Nun's Life--including Ninja Nun Warriors!09/10/2016
    2:58
  158. 166.
    AS189 Ask Sister - worried about worldly things, forgiveness after family uproar, physical attractions09/09/2016
    42:03
  159. 167.
    Should I give a wedding gift even though I disagree with the marriage?09/02/2016
    6:35
  160. 168.
    What's a good gift for a godchild who's becoming a nun? She already has things like rosaries and crucifixes.08/26/2016
    5:46
  161. 169.
    If there were Prayer Olympics, what would your event be?08/19/2016
    5:04
  162. 170.
    AS188 Ask Sister - Prayer Olympics, "Glory Be" mystery, wedding gift woes, gifts for godchild, Spiritual Directors08/13/2016
    40:49
  163. 171.
    I'd like to go on a retreat. Are there different kinds?07/29/2016
    4:55
  164. 172.
    Can an "A-HA!" moment point me in the direction of my vocation?07/22/2016
    2:56
  165. 173.
    Making a difference!07/20/2016
    4:16
  166. 174.
    RNC - What are some of the important aspects of community for an Adrian Dominican sister?07/19/2016
    2:36
  167. 175.
    Why is it awesome to be a Sister of the Holy Family of Nazareth?07/19/2016
    2:31
  168. 176.
    AS187 Ask Sister - speaking in tongues, hipster church music, discontent as a call from God07/16/2016
    47:00
  169. 177.
    Is there a high level of comaraderie among nuns?07/06/2016
    2:28
  170. 178.
    What was the most pleasant surprise you had after you became a nun?07/05/2016
    2:24
  171. 179.
    If I help someone but don't want to, does it matter? Does God hate a grudging giver?07/05/2016
    6:06
  172. 180.
    Can learning about the Catholic faith be a form of prayer? What about Church History?07/04/2016
    3:54
  173. 181.
    The nuns discern Sister Julie's calling to be an astronaut?!07/04/2016
    4:29
  174. 182.
    Elvis Presley sings about the Rosary?!07/04/2016
    1:30
  175. 183.
    Why are there so many gruesome depictions of saints in the early church?07/04/2016
    6:21
  176. 184.
    Can nuns have mementos at the convent to remind them of their family?07/03/2016
    4:26
  177. 185.
    Which is your favorite Mystery of the Rosary?07/01/2016
    2:40
  178. 186.
    At the convent, do you have to eat the same food as everyone else, even if you don't like it?06/29/2016
    3:06
  179. 187.
    AS186 Ask Sister - NunCam bikes again, prayerful church history, gruesome saint pics, trying (unsuccessfully) to be a good Christian06/24/2016
    41:36
  180. 188.
    AS185 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Saint Benedict, Sacred Heart Monastery, in Yankton, South Dakota05/29/2016
    48:27
  181. 189.
    When you become a nun, do your relationships with family and friends change?05/08/2016
    6:16
  182. 190.
    Can you have snacks at the convent05/08/2016
    3:23
  183. 191.
    If one of the Glorious Mysteries of the rosary brings up painful memories, can I sub in a different one?05/08/2016
    2:51
  184. 192.
    AS184 Ask Sister - snacks at the convent, painful Glorious Mysteries, family mementos, upside down Grandma04/28/2016
    37:15
  185. 193.
    What to do with feelings of doubt during the spiritual journey?04/18/2016
    2:32
  186. 194.
    What was it like to write about the art in the Saint John's Bible?04/18/2016
    2:24
  187. 195.
    What does it mean to show "neighborly love" through ministry as Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart?04/16/2016
    4:45
  188. 196.
    AS183 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart, Frankfort, Illinois04/15/2016
    48:20
  189. 197.
    Over 130 years of Perpetual Adoration?! That's a lot of praying.03/23/2016
    2:36
  190. 198.
    What's the connection between prayer and freedom?03/23/2016
    3:40
  191. 199.
    AS182 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, La Crosse, Wisconsin03/13/2016
    55:00
  192. 200.
    AS181 Ask Sister - Motherhouse Road Trip with the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Dubuque, Iowa03/06/2016
    54:11

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