Prayer

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 our SisterStory celebration, I was chosen to say a few remarks about my time spent with Sister Susie and the program at large. It really got me thinking...
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, they laughed and shared with me their stories of attending Catholic school there. (The Sisters of St. Dominic founded many primary and secondary Catholic...
April 23, 2018
March was a busy and blessed month! It was an honor and privilege to interview Sister Bernice. Before the interview, Sister Bernice showed me pictures and newspaper clippings from her time in New Mexico. She was beaming with pride, joy, and love for her communities and parishes. I am eager for...
April 18, 2018
Haga clic aquí para ver la versión original en inglés. Traducción proporcionada por Sarai Melendez. Como se vino concluyendo esta entrevista el consejo más valioso que me inculcó la Hermana Janita fue que Dios ciertamente nos envía señales a lo largo de nuestras vidas – lo único que...
April 18, 2018
Haga clic aquí para ver la versión original en inglés. Traducción proporcionada por Sarai Melendez. Carismas se mencionan mucho a lo largo de las historias orales de SisterStory y puede que requiren de una explicación. Un carisma se puede describir como un don innato, un poco como un...
April 17, 2018
Young people are very knowledgeable. We have a lot to offer the world, especially our energy and our hunger for justice, but there is still much wisdom we can gain from our elders. Sometimes our elders are role models within our families, such as grandparents, aunts and uncles, and other times they...
March 05, 2018
In this episode, Rocky Pierson shares her conversation with #NCSW2017 mini-grant recipient Nate Friday. Nate talks about community building, student to sisters engagement, and ministry during the Dominican High School event, Called to a Courageous Life. Transcript Nate Friday: My name is...
February 09, 2018
El Espíritu Santo siempre está presente en mi vida. Me inspira en mi preparación de clases y retiros. También me da las palabras que necesito para animar y consolar a las personas que me encuentro en mi camino de fe. En mi oración, el Espíritu Santo me consuela y me motiva a actuar en nombre de...
The author, Sister Christina Neumann, with a young friend
February 06, 2018
I work at St. Anne's Guest Home, a Catholic senior-living facility that offers care for the aged and disabled in Grand Forks, N.D. We try to weave spirituality into the fabric of this place, and one of the many ways we do so is by offering common devotions after vespers. This custom includes a...
January 10, 2018
A very happy and blessed new year to everyone! It's been crazy here on the East Coast with all of this stormy winter weather, but it has presented me with some unplanned opportunities for reflection and watercolor pencil experimentation (as you may have noticed from the cover photo). I've also been...