Translation of nun in Spanish:

nun

monja, n.

Pronunciation: /nən//nʌn/

noun

  • 1

    monja feminine
    religiosa feminine formal
    hermana de caridad feminine
    • True, in Roman Catholicism there are whole communities of monks and nuns who intercede every day for those who do not have the desire or the capacity to pray for themselves.
    • More than 130 Roman Catholic priests and nuns and hundreds of other Christians were affected by the denial of visa renewals.
    • One of mother's aunts was a nun in the Sisters of the Holy Family, a black order in New Orleans.
    • A Jesuit uncle, then chaplain to the Seattle community of Carmelite nuns, made an emergency appeal for prayers.
    • Not long afterward, she converted to Christianity and became a Carmelite nun.
    • The bias against celibacy prevents the emergence of a distinctive caste of female religious comparable to the nuns and abbesses of the Christian West.
    • He was especially well known among the religious sisters, the nuns of that time.
    • It is the only Benedictine community for nuns in Ireland and, like many other orders, is experiencing a serious decline in vocations.
    • Like Whitby in Northumbria, several of the Kentish minsters had been double houses, comprising communities of nuns and monks ruled by an abbess.
    • The protagonist is a Carmelite nun who is gifted with visions and who writes inspiring poetry about them.
    • She accepted only nurses over thirty years of age and refused to allow Roman Catholic nuns or other religious orders to serve.
    • A number of priests and nuns were killed, and churches and convents were torched.
    • Once a year I spend a weekend at a Buddhist monastery populated by a community of monks and nuns.
    • Soon there was also a house for nuns of which Augustine's widowed sister became ‘mother’.
    • Soon the effects of the new teaching were widely felt, with monks and nuns leaving their monasteries and convents.
    • During the 500's, Saint Benedict of Nursia established monasteries where monks and nuns lived in separate communities.
    • The group included eight Catholic nuns, a priest, four military veterans, union organizers, and students.
    • It was this letter which enabled the founding of Carmelite communities for nuns, and gave official recognition to lay people as members of the order.
    • The purpose of these scriptures is to regulate in all detail the life within the community of monks and nuns as well as their relationship with the laity.
    • While this nuptial dimension belongs to the entire Church by reason of our baptism, the cloistered nun is consecrated to be an icon of this reality.