Community

May 21, 2014
Sister Catherine McNamee, CSJ offers some guidance for young women who may be interested in learning more about women religious: “Get to know some of the sisters, if you don’t already know a number of sisters. And from different communities, if you’re thinking at all about a religious life as a...
May 21, 2014
Sister Catherine McNamee, CSJ discusses who she considered to be an influence in her ministry: “In high school...I studied at Catholic Central High School [in] Troy, New York. That was staffed by Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and Sisters of Mercy. The two orders of religious women staffed...
May 21, 2014
Sister Catherine McNamee, CSJ discusses what inspired her to choose a religious life: “Some say that they’ve always wanted to be a sister: since they were ten years-old, in elementary school, or even high school. But I never particularly wanted to be a sister. I just kept putting that off. So...
May 21, 2014
Sister Catherine McNamee, CSJ discusses how she came to terms with choosing a life in which she would not have children: “I guess because I saw how happy the sisters were, that they did not seem that they were deprived of anything. They were taking on a new form of life. The sisters who taught...
May 21, 2014
Sister Catherine McNamee, CSJ discusses how time has affected her faith: “It’s probably getting stronger as we’re reaching the end of our earthly journey; we know that we will not be here forever. And one of the obligations that we had when we were members of the congregational leadership team:...
May 21, 2014
From the first day I walked into the St Catherine Campus I had a lot in my mind. I was thinking these women are way off my reach. The Sisters of St Joseph of Carondelet are role models to many women. It is a privilege to be part of the St Kate’s as it is enriching both historically and I believe...
May 21, 2014
Community is of great importance for Sister Mary Catherine St. Martin, OP and her commitment as a Sinsinawa Dominican has allowed for continued growth and love amongst friends. In this film Alexa chronicles a regular gathering of her community that enriches their lives and inspires their spirit...
May 21, 2014
Sister Catherine McNamee, CSJ discusses the changes her community went through with the habit: “It was kind of a surprise to sisters there. I was living in Argentina at the time that we changed the habit. So I left the country to study in Spain for two years, then I had a fellowship to study in...
May 21, 2014
Sister Catherine McNamee, CSJ offers some guidance for young women who may be interested in learning more about women religious: “Get to know some of the sisters, if you don’t already know a number of sisters. And from different communities, if you’re thinking at all about a religious life as a...
May 19, 2014
Sister Carol, Thank you for inspiring me to be present, to try new things, and to laugh :). With much respect and admiration, Carla