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May 07, 2014
As I have been meeting with my sister, I have learned that she is not so fond of virtual communication. She does however appreciate the growth and progression of technology. However, I too, believe that virtual communication has caused society to rely on virtual communication as the only means to...
Sister Beth Hands
May 01, 2014
There are truly no words to describe how beautiful and meaningful interactions have been with my sister. With her bubbly bright spirit, loving energy and lovely connection, Sister Beth is truly a gem. The first time I met her, the first thing I noticed right away was her smile. I couldn’t believe...
Tanell Green at radio here
May 01, 2014
This past Thursday, I was graced by the presence of Oral Historian, Louise Edwards-Simpson. Louise Edwards-Simpson is also scholar of History and core at St. Kates, teaching young students and thinkers to look through the larger lens in our society in regards to homelessness. Her motivations to...
Stained Glass Window
April 17, 2014
The clock ticked on past the time that I was expecting Paulette for dinner and I felt worried. Finally, just when I had made up my mind to call her, her distinctive voice floated in from the hallway. She was cheerfully informing another resident of my fiancé’s apartment building about how lost...
Sister Betty McKenzie, CSJ
April 08, 2014
The light flowed through the window and illuminated the frail hands of Sister Betty Mckenzie as she continues to carefully describe her life to me. I met her exactly one month ago at the drop in homeless shelter, called "The Peace House".The weather was incredibly cold that day, and the large group...
Scarf Girl
April 08, 2014
One particularly beautiful thing that I have noticed about talking with women religious is that they do not shy away from depth. So often in our everyday conversations with one another we only skim the surface of what’s really going on. We ask, “How are you?” and accept “Fine” as an answer. When...
Door Handle
April 08, 2014
It is a joy getting to know Sister Catherine. The more I learn about her life the more I would like to know and learn. As a sister of St Joseph she has many memories and stories that can fill up books. She tells her life stories with so much happiness as if the events just took place. She is...
Sisterly Love Poster Image
April 07, 2014
This past Wednesday, I had the pleasure of meeting with Sister Susan and Sister Jill of St. Joseph Crandolet on my radio show. RadioHere of St. Catherine University is a platform for students to share their voices, good music and insightful conversations via an online radio stream. The online...
Sun Through Trees
April 05, 2014
Before coming to St. Kate’s I had very little direct contact with Catholicism. Most of what I knew about Catholics came from The Sound Of Music with Julie Andrews, history classes, and a few stories that my mom told about growing up catholic. I had never met a nun or a sister and I didn’t know a...
April 02, 2014
I'd like to thank Sister Mary Soher! We've worked together on the National Catholic Sisters Week project for 5 months now and I have learned so much from her. And with all of my questions...she never made me feel bad for asking!