BY HEIDI SCHLUMPF
Online door never
closes on discerners
Nothing gets the two founders of aNunsLife.org excited like
helping people figure out what God might be calling them to
do with their lives.
O YOU HAVE TO WANT to be a nun to be called to religious life? A listener
posed that question to the “Ask Sister” podcast a few years ago. “Could
my lack of desire for such a life be proof that this urge I’m feeling is not a
calling but something I’ve made up in my mind?” the listener asked.
The show’s cohosts, Sister Julie Vieira, I.H.M. and Sister Maxine Kollasch,
I.H.M., loved the question. Nothing gets the two founders of aNunsLife.org excited
like helping people figure out what God might be calling them to do with their lives.
VIEIRA, I.H.M. (left)
and Sister Maxine
Kollasch, I.H.M of A
Nun’s Life Ministry.
“A Nun’s Life is built
on the notion that
vocation is wherever
God is calling us,”
says Sister Maxine.
has written for
Catholic publications for more
than 20 years.
She is an associate professor of
at Aurora University and author
of While We Wait:
for Those Trying
to Adopt (ACTA
CAROL SCHUCK SCHEIBER