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A Nun’s Life podcasts are programs about prayer, faith, community, spirituality, and many other topics.  Check the schedule of all live events.


Aug 16, 2019

Topics: sister-leaders, religious rings, habit rosaries, making vows vs. taking an oath of office. Hosted by Sister Maxine and Sister Shannon. 

Jul 19, 2019

Podcast hosts: Sister Maxine, IHM, and Sister Shannon, OSF

What happens at a General Assembly of Franciscan sisters

Sister Shannon’s presidential address at the College Theology Society

Listener worries that her parish priest may be a Hell heretic

What the Catholic Catechism says about Hell

Gehenna, an earthly image...

Jun 21, 2019

Sister Eileen’s ministry as a councilor and “messenger of peace.”

Ongoing conversion of heart as part of the Franciscan call.

The outdoors and running as ways to pray.

Joining the Franciscans, then unexpectedly called elsewhere by God.

Associate life with the Franciscans.

Returning to vowed life.

Advice for people...

May 19, 2019

Our guests are Sister Jenny Zimmerman and Friar John Bamman. Sister Jenny is vocation director for the Sisters of Notre Dame, and Friar John is vocation director for the Conventual Franciscan Friars. 

(02:00) From grade school troublemaker to friar

(05:00) Resisting the call to religious life in Defiance, Ohio


Apr 12, 2019

High school students from Sacred Heart Academy in Louisville join us for the livestreaming podcast.

Family and faith in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Louisville, Kentucky.

S. Jean Ann’s service with Shively Ministries, helping people in crisis and poverty.

S.Janet’s ministry with young mothers near the W. Virginia...