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Thanks for Your Thanks!
Originally Posted: 05/14/2012 - 1:50pm | Type: Blog

Have you ever given someone a gift they really needed? A gift that made them cry and laugh at the same time? We got to do that last week. Have you ever given someone a gift they ...

Thank-A-Nun Day is Today!
Originally Posted: 05/09/2012 - 1:39pm | Type: Blog

Thank you to everyone who has responded by writing a Thank-You Note. Thank you to everyone who has responded by writing a Thank-You Note. (It's not too late! You can still pa ...

Sisters: A Video Playlist
Originally Posted: 05/08/2012 - 12:02am | Type: Blog

Sister Christian. Soul Sister. How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria? The Singing Nun. Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us and more songs about (and sometimes performed by) sisters (religious and otherwise.) ...

Thank a Nun: Sister Catherine ~ She Broadened My Image of God
Originally Posted: 05/07/2012 - 12:30pm | Type: Blog

I started seeing Sister Catherine once a week and within two months I felt as though I were going through a spiritual transformation, like I was being radically broken open and the thick outer shell I had main ...

Thank a Nun: Whimsy, Color, Theology, Social Justice and Sister Corita
Originally Posted: 05/07/2012 - 12:29pm | Type: Blog

At 18, not yet knowing myself to be called as a bearer of color and words and truth, my voice was unleashed by the prophetic artwork of Sister Corita. ++ Join us in showi ...

Thank a Nun: Sister Wendy
Originally Posted: 05/04/2012 - 9:22am | Type: Blog

I’ve not heard her speak at a conference, have never been told charming dinner party anecdotes about her (even from my most well-connected Roman Catholic friends), and have not had occasional to glimpse, live ...

QUIRK: Sister Maripat's Late-Nite Talk Show
Originally Posted: 05/03/2012 - 1:25pm | Type: Blog

She may not be an actual Catholic sister in real life but Maripat Donovan plays one of the most recognizable nuns in the world. Donovan is a Chicago native and originator of the role of "Sister" in t ...

Scary Nuns Terrify the Vatican
Originally Posted: 05/03/2012 - 11:57am | Type: Blog

The Vatican has always been scared of forceful nuns. Even (and perhaps especially) the three female doctors of the church made prelates nervous. The Vatican has always been scared ...

I Fell in Love with a Nun
Originally Posted: 05/03/2012 - 10:53am | Type: Blog

I was Annunziata’s and she was mine — and that was that. She became the Maude to my Harold, showing me how to love without limits. This is a love story. An unlikely love story ...