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The Life panelists are a group of 20 sisters from across the global north and south who respond to questions about the unique, challenging and very specific lives of women religious. Click here to learn about the 2020-21 round of panelists.

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Panelists reflect on how religious life changed their prayer lives

The Life - Catholic sisters serving on GSR's panel look back on their days in religious life to consider this question: How has your prayer life grown in religious life? What makes it grow?

Throughout the world, Holy Week and Easter call us to serve the risen Christ

The Life - Panelists share global insights as they answer this question ahead of Easter, celebrated this year on April 17: Does your congregation or your culture have any special customs around Holy Week and Easter?

Surprising novelty of the Spirit upends preconceptions of religious life

The Life - We ask our sister panelists: What was the most surprising thing to you about religious life? Some of their answers will be very familiar to other women religious, and some may surprise you!

Sisters share: What Scripture passage underlies your consecrated life?

The Life - This month, our sister panelists participate in the upcoming World Day for Consecrated Life by reflecting on the unique scriptural basis of their personal commitment to religious life.