Community

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
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...