Sr. Maxine Kollasch co-founded A Nuns 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. Julie Vieira, the ministry is present online 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. Kollasch is a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Monroe, Michigan, and has master's degrees in theology and in advertising.
From A Nun's Life podcasts - St. Joseph Sr. Patricia Flass, who has lived and worked in rural Alabama for more than 20 years, reflects on what keeps her going and how the people she serves influence her faith.
From A Nun's Life podcasts - An older Catholic, feeling guilty about climate change, writes in with a question: "Should I be doing more?"
From A Nun's Life podcasts - Precious Blood Sr. Donna Liette recalls how restorative justice practices in Chicago brought healing between a police officer and a young man who had broken into his home.
From A Nun's Life podcasts - Sr. Durstyne Farnan talks with Sister Maxine about how she helps Dominican women "in bringing their voice to the U.N. on behalf of civil society."