SisterStory is the ongoing story of National Catholic Sisters Week. A national campaign aimed at broadening awareness of Catholic sisters. Who are Catholic sisters? What are their lives like? What impact have they had over the course of American history? What difference do they make today?

Our intention is to demystify religious life – the vows of poverty, celibacy and obedience, the experience of living in community, the desire to belong totally to God – by sharing the stories of Catholic sisters. We aim to connect sisters with young women and to share their impressions in an authentic, first-person 20-something voice.

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For oral history support contact gina@sisterstory.org
For media relations contact christina@sisterstory.org
For social media or curriculum development contact amy@sisterstory.org
For Sisters of Influence submissions contact intern@sisterstory.org
For multimedia or web development contact garrett@sisterstory.org
For general inquiries contact kjerstin@sisterstory.org

SisterStory Blog

May 18, 2016
by Rocky Pierson

In this episode of ...

May 13, 2016
by Garrett Tiedemann

In this episode from Jennifer Szweda Jordan and...

May 11, 2016
by Pa Ying

In this episode of Curve Riders we follow the life of Sister Karen...

Student Blogs

May 24, 2016
by Katy Schreiner

After meeting with Sister Evelyn a couple times, several things stood...

May 23, 2016
by Patrick Linn

The weight has been lifted from my shoulders. After carrying around all...

May 23, 2016
by Rachel Weis

Life as part of a community of women religious today is not the same as...