Education

September 17, 2017
Thank you to all the nuns who taught in Dominican Commercial High School from September, 1961 to June, 1965 for and incredible education. -Maureen
September 17, 2017
So many nuns have crossed my path along my life. Through catholic hs and college they are in abundance. In my adult life attending retreats has added many more. Four that stand out in my mind are 1: Sr Peggy Tully, an instructor I had in college for a mysticism class and later on reuniting at...
September 14, 2017
In this episode, Rocky Pierson shares her conversation with #NCSW2017 mini-grant recipient Amy Olson. Amy Olson talks about the preparation of, student and sister participation in, and joy of Memory Makers, an intergenerational art program designed to connect elderly Catholic sisters and...
September 11, 2017
As she celebrates 70 years as a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet this year, I give thanks for Sister Roseagnes Haskins, CSJ and the wonderful journey of friendship that she and I have shared for 54 years. In high school, I learned lessons in her classes but her lessons--not from books--have...
September 08, 2017
Thank you Sister Patricia Rae McNamara, OP & Sister Gertrude Louise, SP for challenging me to always show compassion to others and to always do my best, in everything. No slacking allowed! -Carol
September 08, 2017
Sister Rose Anita, MSBT, who taught me in Pensacola when I was young, inspired me to follow my vocation as catechist and Brother, though I did not know what either was at the time. When I contacted her over ten years later, she remembered who I was! -Brother Alan Parham, FSC
September 01, 2017
MINNEAPOLIS – The National Catholic Sisters Week team is preparing to award more than $85,000 in mini grants to fund cross-country events celebrating women religious. The gatherings will be proposed this fall and hosted in March 2018 as part of National Catholic Sisters Week, an official component...
August 25, 2017
Sister was my 1st grade piano teacher. When we had our end of the year recital, she saved me for last because I was so good. I got a standing ovation. Because of her, I learned to play so well that the audience wanted me to go and learn more from a conservatory. For many years I played the organ...
August 18, 2017
What might you have in common with women religious? Over the course of a semester Katie learned a great deal and found a wonderful friend in Sister Joan. In this presentation film she shares the many details that brought them together and how the relationship changed her life for the better.
August 16, 2017
Sister Mary Louise Inhofer, OSB, was born in St. Paul and raised in Minneapolis. After finishing high school, she joined the Order of St. Benedict, living in the St. Paul Monastery in Maplewood, MN. Devoting her life to prayer and her small community of sisters, she also serves as the monastery’s...