How can sports like running be a way to pray?

by Maxine Kollasch


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The example that St. Francis and St. Clare set was "to pray always and to celebrate God's presence in all things," Franciscan Sr. Eileen Ripsin tells Sister Maxine in this moment from A Nun's Life Ministry. For Ripsin, that means being in contemplation all day, including when she's running — body, mind and soul together, out in the wonder of creation.

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GSR shares clips from our friends at A Nun's Life Ministry, which has a live prayer podcast on Monday (excluding holidays) at 4 p.m. Central Time. Check out full episodes of all their podcasts (Ask Sister, Motherhouse Road Trip, and In Good Faith) on their website.