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Sister or Nun: What’s the Difference?

September 23, 2014 by  
Filed under Carmelite Sisters, Vocations

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Sister or Nun: What’s the Difference? “Sister Timothy, are you a nun?” Well, I do wear a long brown habit and I have professed three vows of obedience, chastity, and poverty, in consecration to God forever. But am I a nun? My name is SISTER Timothy Marie. But am I a nun? Here is the answer. In a practical, everyday sense people have no hesitation about identifying me as a Catholic nun. Yet,... Read More

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