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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 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 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
May 08, 2014
SisterStory is the ongoing story of National Catholic Sisters Week aimed at broadening awareness of Catholic sisters through the collection of oral histories, social media outreach, and the creation of additional media content. National Catholic Sisters Week is a celebration of the lives and...
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...