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.
Does your vow of poverty as a nun affect your work in public policy on human needs?
Sister Richelle shares insights from her vow of poverty as a Presentation sister and how they influence her public policy work. Hear the full In Good Faith episode IGF043 at aNunsLife.org.
Which faith traditions work together at Interfaith Power and Light?
Sister Joan Brown talks about the power of interfaith efforts in New Mexico to address climate change. Hear the full In Good Faith episode IGF045 at aNunsLife.org.
In Good Faith with Sister Dusty Farnan, United Nations Representative for the Dominican Sisters Conference
Sister Dusty talks about her ministry at the United Nations, representing the perspectives of Dominican Sisters across the U.S. on issues such as homelessness, the rights of women and girls, protection of the Amazon region and the digital divide. The perspectives draw on the experience of Dominicans, who minister on every continent in the world, working with local people directly affected by the issues. (1:40) The foundations of peace and justice for Sister Dusty: early family life in Michigan. (6:20) An unexpected call to religious life with the Adrian Dominican Sisters.
(10:30) The influence of ministry experiences—in education, formation, vocations, and social work—on Sister Dusty’s ideas about peace and justice.
(16:15) The spirit of the Dominican Family worldwide: preaching, teaching, and living the gospel.
(21:30) The Dominican Sisters Conference and its role at the United Nations.
(26:00) Helping girls and women globally to speak out about their experiences and needs: the UN Working Group on Girls and UN Women.
(33:30) Working with indigenous people to protect the Amazon region
(37:00) Assisting UN efforts to bridge the digital divide and to address homelessness
(42.30) Finding hope in the midst of serious issues
(44:45) The unique contribution that religious sisters make at the United Nations
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Why are we supposed to confess things we did NOT do?
A listener worries that her confessions are incomplete because they don’t include things she failed to do but maybe should have. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS234 at aNunsLife.org. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Sister Shannon.
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How do Womens’ Circles bring healing to neighborhoods affected by gun violence and incarceration?
Sister Donna Liette talks about how gatherings of mothers bring about hope and healing to neighborhoods struggling against violence. Hear the full In Good Faith episode IGF044 at aNunsLife.org.
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If saying the rosary is your only faith activity, does it still work?
A listener wonders, if you pray the rosary but never attend Mass, will the rosary make a difference? Can you still benefit spiritually? Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS234 at aNunsLife.org. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Sister Shannon. The transcript for this podcast is at https://siste.rs/3nJg37O Let us know your thoughts about the Random Nun Clips podcast by taking this short survey! Your input helps us shape Random Nun Clips podcasts in the future. Click HERE to take the survey. Thank you!
Soothes my soul
I listen to this daily, just going back thru all the old episodes, one by one, I learn so much. It gets me through scrubbing the floor, driving and cooking, with laughter and tears. Thank you with all of my heart! Paula
One of my favorite podcasts. There are always interesting topics being discussed. The Mother house road trip episodes are great!
Love this podcast like nun-other. :-)
When searching for a new Catholic podcast, I stumbled across this one and after episode one was hooked. Thank you, sisters, for your production quality and variety of guests & topics! Oh, and I love the mini-episodes from the road! Thank you! Deo gratias!