Letting go of burdens

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In this Random Nun Clip, Sylvania Franciscan Sr. Shannon Shrein reflects on the story of the Samaritan woman at the well and how faith can free us.

"That encounter at the well changes everything about her life and the lives of those Samaritan people," Shrein says. "And that's the possibility of a relationship that we can have with Jesus as well — that we can unburden ourselves, that we can share our story, that we can change our lives."

Click here to listen to the full A Nun's Life episode.

GSR shares clips from our friends at A Nun's Life Ministry, which has a live prayer podcast Monday through Thursday (excluding holidays) at 4 p.m. Central time and other live podcasts throughout the month: "Ask Sister," "Motherhouse Road Trip" and "In Good Faith." Dates and times for the full, live episodes are listed on their program schedule.