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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.


Dec 18, 2020

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

1:30 Third week of Advent

3:12  Listener: After confession, the priest said my penance was Hail Marys and Our Fathers. Why would prayers be my punishment for sin – that’s weird, right?

5:15  Confession and reconciliation

7:00  Restoring good vs. being punished

11:30  Saint Anselm and Satisfaction Theory

14:30  Listener: Shouldn’t we focus more on just doing the right thing so we can avoid seeking forgiveness so much?

16:00  Developing a disposition of forgiveness

25:15  Listener: Why are only certain bible passages include in the Mass readings, and who chooses them?

26:10  What a lectionary is and how readings were selected 

33:00  Catholics’ new relationship with scripture after the Second Vatican Council 

39:30  Helpful resources for daily prayer

41:30  Suggested bibles and translations 

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Intro/outro music by Wild Carrot