Education

May 05, 2019
Introducing girls to Catholic sisters who look like them is one goal of National Catholic Sisters Week, and it was advanced in a vibrant way thanks to the nation’s oldest African American order. On March 14, thanks to support from a NCSW mini-grant, a group of middle-school girls were able...
May 02, 2019
Back by popular demand, the second workshop to train teachers in the National Catholic Sisters Project curriculum promises to be bigger and better. It will build on the momentum established last June, welcoming newcomers and gathering up veterans of the acclaimed curriculum “Called and Consecrated...
April 25, 2019
Teaching is an inherently spiritual exercise, sharpening students’ minds as it elevates their sense of worth. That’s how Sister Agnes Foley, CSJ, sees it. Education is central to her charism to always move toward a “profound love of God and dear neighbor without distinction.” These days, at 81...
April 24, 2019
Dr. Chris Samuel (religion teacher at St. Anthony’s Catholic HS in San Antonio) and Rosi Cortez (Director of Mission and Ministry at St. Anthony’s Catholic HS and Incarnate Word HS in San Antonio) discuss student responses to the NCSP #curriculum and what they gain from being introduced to the...
April 23, 2019
Dr. Chris Samuel (religion teacher at St. Anthony’s Catholic HS in San Antonio) and Rosi Cortez (Director of Mission and Ministry at St. Anthony’s Catholic HS and Incarnate Word HS in San Antonio) discuss how to use the NCSP #curriculum and how students can benefit from learning about sisters and...
April 22, 2019
In my conversations with Sister Mary Kay, I enjoyed learning about her family and its influence on a person's spirituality and life path. Sister Mary Kay shared her early memories of her uncle, a Franciscan priest. Based on how she describes him, he had a dynamic personality filled with love...
April 22, 2019
Dr. Chris Samuel (religion teacher at St. Anthony’s Catholic HS in San Antonio) and Rosi Cortez (Director of Mission and Ministry at St. Anthony’s Catholic HS and Incarnate Word HS in San Antonio) discuss their passion for the NCSP #curriculum and how it can be used to introduce young people to the...
April 10, 2019
We continue to hear buzz about the record-setting number of events held last month as part of National Catholic Sisters Week. One of those fascinating events took place at an all-girls school in Rocky River, Ohio, where Sister Janet Mock, CSJ, led an event titled "Civil Discourse: How to Have...
March 03, 2019
Two 20-something women have produced a documentary on women religious that will premiere March 8 to kick off National Catholic Sisters Week. It is intended to debunk misconceptions about women religious, showcasing their remarkable diversity and surprising relevance among young adults. Titled “...
February 21, 2019
Produced for National Catholic Sisters Week 2019, Missions of Hope is an attempt at debunking misconceptions of women religious by showcasing their remarkable diversity and surprising relevance among young adults. The documentary features four fascinating Catholic sisters: Sister Belinda...