Julie Vieira


Sr. Julie Vieira co-founded A Nun’s Life Ministry, a vibrant online community where Catholic sisters engage with people worldwide around faith, vocation, and finding joy in everyday life. Founded on the Internet in 2006 with Sr. Maxine Kollasch, the ministry is present at aNunsLife.org and in many social media. A Nun's Life is a pioneer in the use of Internet technologies and social networking to bring the centuries-old tradition of religious life in areas such as discernment and vocation into conversation with everyday life in the 21st century. Both Vieira and Kollasch are members of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Monroe, Michigan. Vieira has a master’s degree in theology and in-depth experience in online community engagement and Catholic publishing.

Articles by Julie Vieira

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For women of color in New Orleans in the mid-19th century, starting a religious community was a challenge Jan 8, 2016 Story : Blog
Is your New Year's resolution up to spiritual snuff? Jan 1, 2016 Story : Blog
Benedictine Motherhouse road trip Dec 25, 2015 Story : Blog
Advent means starting over Dec 18, 2015 Story : Blog
Our favorite Scripture passages for Advent Dec 9, 2015 Story : Blog
Do miracles really happen? Dec 3, 2015 Story : Blog
Pray the newsfeed Nov 19, 2015 Story : Column
Appreciate the fullness of God's revelations Nov 18, 2015 Story : Blog
If you enter religious life, can you bring your house and car along? Nov 11, 2015 Story : Blog
Prayer of the Faithful: What if you don't agree? Oct 21, 2015 Story : Blog
What's unexpected about being a sister? Oct 14, 2015 Story : Blog
Bliss, blisters, and walking the Camino Oct 1, 2015 Story : Blog
Ruth, Mary, Miriam, Esther, Sarah? Favorite women in Scripture Sep 24, 2015 Story : Blog
Bending the arc of justice Sep 16, 2015 Story : Blog
Internet is vast, but personal encounter is still very possible Sep 16, 2015 Story : Column
The vocation journey, now with stops along the Internet Sep 10, 2015 Story : Blog
Giving back each day to God Sep 2, 2015 Story : Blog
When sinners seem like winners Aug 26, 2015 Story : Blog
Swimming as prayer Aug 19, 2015 Story : Blog
Go where the need is: God will surprise you Aug 5, 2015 Story : Blog
Going on stage for God Jul 29, 2015 Story : Blog
How is creativity related to transformation? Jul 22, 2015 Story : Blog
Prayer in the fast lane Jul 15, 2015 Story : Blog
Bridging the generation gap in religious life Jul 9, 2015 Story : Blog
A visit that turned into a vocation Jul 2, 2015 Story : Blog