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An ever-changing collection of videos, podcasts and articles exploring the surprising lives and moving truths of women religious.

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June 13, 2018
Haga clic aquí para ver la versión original en inglés. Traducción proporcionada por Sarai Melendez. Después de haber entrevistado a Sor Vivien... Read More
Community
June 12, 2018
School is officially out for the summer, bringing new opportunities for travel. For the NCSW staff in Minneapolis, a favorite travel spot is majestic... Read More
Community
June 11, 2018
The other day Sister Susie had me over at her apartment to look through photos to pick out for our SisterStory presentation. I must say, Sister Susie... Read More
Community
June 06, 2018
This episode marks the end of our two-part special on Roman Catholic Women Priests. We follow the story of Diane Dougherty, former nun and ordained... Read More
Community
June 05, 2018
As the days go by, I am starting to feel a much stronger connection with Sister Eleanor. Sister El has the most positive view on life. She always... Read More
Community
May 30, 2018
It always is a bit intimidating to realize just how much time has passed. The seasons in Michigan have been changing rapidly, and along with it a... Read More
Community
May 25, 2018
The first time  I met with Sister Susie after we were paired up felt like catching up with an old friend.  We instantly bonded over our... Read More
Community
May 25, 2018
When I first applied to the SisterStory Program, I was highly intrigued yet confused. Most of my friends applied to be a part of this program, so I... Read More
Community, Education
May 24, 2018
SisterStory has been a great experience. I feel very honored by and grateful for this amazing opportunity to work with Sister Lena. It is almost the... Read More
Community, Education
May 24, 2018
As my time with Sister Susie is coming to a close, I have been thinking about how much she has impacted my life in such a short period of time. At... Read More
Community, Prayer
May 23, 2018
This episode is the first of a two part series on Roman Catholic Women Priest (RCWP). In this episode, we follow the story of Sr Letitia Rawles, ex-... Read More
Community
May 22, 2018
When I was finally able to meet with Sister Eleanor, I was extremely excited. After our meeting, I discovered that she and I are similar but... Read More
Education
May 16, 2018
As the semester comes to a close, I have begun to reflect on the SisterStory independent-study course. At Aquinas College, Dr. Dunham Strand,... Read More
Education
May 16, 2018
Today I looked at photo albums. No matter your age, photo albums are always a trip down memory lane. They are a preservation of an instant, a... Read More
Community
May 15, 2018
Education has been a passion for Sister Susie since she was young.  She attended Catholic school for the duration of her childhood spanning... Read More
Community, Education
May 10, 2018
I have a friend whose parents were born and raised in an impoverished ward of Jersey City. When they learned that I attended Caldwell University,... Read More
Community, Education, Prayer
May 09, 2018
This episode is dedicated to the works of Sr Agnes Foley, CSJ and her journey with Learning in Style. Transcript: Pa Ying: I am a first... Read More
Community, Education
May 09, 2018
When it comes to introducing young women to Catholic Sisters, we often hear a familiar arc. First, the young women express nervousness about the... Read More
Community
May 08, 2018
Members of the Caldwell University community gathered together April 24 to celebrate the final Mass that would be held in the Mother Joseph Chapel... Read More
Community
May 08, 2018
Last week of March was all about the preparation for the interview. My friend Anwar and I conducted the interview on Friday, March 30. We interviewed... Read More
Community, Education

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