Maxine Kollasch

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.

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Keeping the faith on the slow road to justice

As Catholics, what is our responsibility to address climate change?

Sister recalls powerful healing between a crime victim and a perpetrator

The goal is 'bringing their voice' to the United Nations

Environmental advocacy must be sensitive to workers and communities

Why should we welcome immigrants?

'Speaking in tongues' — what does that mean?

How does the vow of poverty shape a sister's public policy work?

Interfaith work on climate change, and a call to transform

Growing up and getting a sense of justice and peace

Catholic sisters make a distinctive difference in social justice

What keeps you going during difficult times?

How sisters are connected to civil rights history in Selma

California Dominicans' land use looks after well-being of wildlife, people

What helps to discern God's direction for you

In Lent, should I pray only the sorrowful mysteries of the rosary?

Can you change your Lenten practices after Lent starts?

What are some ways nuns prepare for Lent?

Should we expect religion to make us happy?

What can a worried grandma do about her unbaptized grandbaby?