From A Nun's Life podcasts - A busy mother of young children wonders how she can adapt "nun prayer practices" to help when she's feeling distant from God.
A Nun's Life Ministry
GSR shares clips from our friends at A Nun’s Life Ministry, which has a live prayer podcast on Monday (excluding holidays) at 4 p.m. Central Time and other live podcasts throughout the month: “Ask Sister,” “Motherhouse Road Trip” and “In Good Faith.” Dates and times for the full, live episodes are listed on their program schedule.
From A Nun's Life podcasts - What are some unexpected things you've learned about prayer? In this Random Nun Clip, we're with the Sisters of the Humility of Mary on a Motherhouse Road Trip to Villa Maria, Pennsylvania.
From A Nun's Life podcasts - How does the world around you affect how you understand God? In this Random Nun Clip, Holy Cross Sr. Verónica Fajardo talks about experiencing God in other cultures.
From A Nun's Life podcasts - How does your ministry help to change people's lives? In this Random Nun Clip, Sr. Cynthia Canning, a Sister of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, talks about the transformative nature of ministry at Next Step Learning Center, for people seeking to build better lives.
From A Nun's Life podcasts - How do you choose between things that are all really good? In this Random Nun Clip, Dominical Sr. Mattie Sterner talks about distraction and direction on her journey to religious life.
From A Nun's Life podcasts - Living in a community of faith "calls us forth to acts of kindness and acts of love that make forgiveness possible, of ourselves and of others," Sr. Bonita Gacnik of the Benedictine Sisters of Sacred Heart Monastery in South Dakota.
From A Nun's Life podcasts - Does God give you signs that you should be a nun? Listen to one Benedictine sister's story about coming from a family with more than a dozen religious cousins and relations.
"If people have to give up meat on Fridays in Lent, do vegetarians have to give up veggies?" "Do I have to give up things for Lent that I really love, like funny cat videos on YouTube?" We receive many questions like these at A Nun's Life Ministry as Lent approaches. People are eager to learn new ways to deepen their spirituality through the age-old practices of fasting as well as prayer and almsgiving, the three pillars of Lent.
From A Nun's Life podcasts - Praying with our whole selves is important for Catholics, especially at Mass, but what if you can't physically do something, such as kneel? This listener feels like she's getting "looks" for her inability to do it all.
From A Nun's Life podcasts - When you have different Lent goals, it can be hard to be around certain "more enthusiastic" Catholics. A listener asks, "Should I give up tiresome friends for Lent?"