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April 18, 2018
I always look forward to the changing of seasons. Even this year, in Minnesota, where we just got 15” of snow on April 15th. Spring is a time of renewal, and for those of us at the National Catholic Sisters Week offices, it is a time to reflect back upon NCSW 2018 and to look forward to NCSW 2019...
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...
April 11, 2018
This episode is a continuation of our journey with Sr Rita Steinhagen, CSJ. In this episode, we follow her journey in Latin America and her activism against the School of the Americas. It should be noted that Sr Rita also established the Stillwater House of Prayer, where other sisters can come...
April 10, 2018
The article excerpted from Doing Oral History: A Practical Guide by Donald A. Ritchie provided excellent tips on how to effectively conduct interviews.   The subtitle of this 2003 book published by Oxford University Press is: "Using interviews to uncover the past and preserve it for the...
April 06, 2018
I have really enjoyed getting to know Sister Elaine Keenan. We have been together on numerous occasions, from catching up in the Caldwell University Dominican Motherhouse to eating lunch together, and each visit has been such a pleasure. Upon meeting with Sister Elaine for the first time, I was...
April 03, 2018
This past week, the Caldwell University community celebrated National Catholic Sisters Week, which was a week filled with different events to recognize the lives of the women religious, including our Sisters of St. Dominic. One of the events was Dinner With the Sisters, which was held in St....
March 28, 2018
This episode is the first part of the journey of Sr Rita Steinhagen, CSJ. In this episode, we follow Sr Rita and her efforts to found The Bridge, an assistance program for homeless youths. Transcript: Pa Ying: “When you're down and out When you're on the street When evening falls so hard I...
March 16, 2018
In this episode, Rocky Pierson shares her conversation with #NCSW2017 mini-grant recipients Martha Malinski and Shannon Green. Martha and Shannon talk about social, mission, and connecting with students and local community members during Association of Colleges of Sisters of St. Joseph event,...
March 14, 2018
Returning with a new season, this episode highlights the story of Sr Rose Tillemans, CSJ and her journey towards the development of Peace House Community. Transcript: Kaitlyn Beimert: “This the gift to recognize the gifts that you prize And to know you yourself are a gift on the rise If...