Sr. Julie Vieira co-founded A Nun's Life Ministry, a vibrant online community where Catholic sisters engage with people worldwide around faith, vocation, and finding joy in everyday life. Founded on the Internet in 2006 with Sr. Maxine Kollasch, the ministry is present at and in many social media. A Nun's Life is a pioneer in the use of Internet technologies and social networking to bring the centuries-old tradition of religious life in areas such as discernment and vocation into conversation with everyday life in the 21st century. Both Vieira and Kollasch are members of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Monroe, Michigan. Vieira has a master’s degree in theology and in-depth experience in online community engagement and Catholic publishing.

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Prayer requests and sisters' answers

From A Nun's Life podcasts - In this Random Nun Clip, we discuss the protocols of praying — how to include others, whether that's appropriate and how to focus on your relationship with God.

Graced by a world of differences

From A Nun's Life podcasts – Adorers of the Blood of Christ Sr. Bernadine Wessel talks about ministry in Korea and accepting differences. "It made me comfortable with everybody and every situation I was in."

Letting go of burdens

From A Nun's Life podcasts – Sylvania Franciscan Sr. Shannon Shrein reflects on the story of the Samaritan woman at the well and how faith can free us.

I want to be like you

From A Nun's Life podcasts - This Random Nun Clip explores the inspiration Catholic sisters provide to people like Rachel, who writes in from Utah asking whether it's acceptable to be like a sister, even if she can't take vows.