Education

July 19, 2018
La Hna. Yolanda Tarango, CCVI, habla de su trabajo como hermana. Este trabajo ha incluido la fundación de La Casa de Visitación, un programa de vivienda y educación transitoria para familias, donde ella sigue siendo la Directora Ejecutiva. Hna. Yolanda también obtuvo su doctorado en teología y...
July 19, 2018
Sr. Walter Maher, CCVI, speaks of her experience of being called to join the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. Sr. Walter serves as the Vice President of Mission and Ministry for the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas. http://nationalcatholicsistersproject.org/called-...
July 19, 2018
La Hna. Walter Maher, CCVI, habla de su experiencia de cuando fue llamada a unirse a las Hermanas de la Caridad del Verbo Encarnado. Hna. Walter sirve como vicepresidente del grupo de Misión y Ministerio en la Universidad del Verbo Encarnado en San Antonio, Texas. http://...
July 18, 2018
More than 70 people participated in an inaugural workshop that equipped teachers with the National Catholic Sisters Project’s acclaimed new curriculum. Hosted June 11-13 at the Oblate Renewal Center in San Antonio, the workshop was led by Curriculum Coordinator Dr. Ann D. David and included...
July 16, 2018
As I looked over the photographs from our June curriculum workshop, I couldn’t help but see – over and over – all the smiles. Scattered among those photographs were looks of deep concentration and thought, sure, but the smiles stand out. Whether participants are in small groups, listening to a...
July 11, 2018
In this episode, we follow the story of Sr Dorothy Stang, a sister of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. Warning: This episode contains audio reenactment of violence. Transcript: Pa Ying: “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness” (Matt. 5:3–6) Sister Dorothy Stang...
May 25, 2018
When I first applied to the SisterStory Program, I was highly intrigued yet confused. Most of my friends applied to be a part of this program, so I decided I wanted to get involved as well. On the first day, we got to meet all the sisters who are part of the program. I was extremely nervous...
May 24, 2018
SisterStory has been a great experience. I feel very honored by and grateful for this amazing opportunity to work with Sister Lena. It is almost the end of the semester, and I am a bit sad that this will be over. However, Sister Lena and I will always keep in touch. The past five months have...
May 22, 2018
When I was finally able to meet with Sister Eleanor, I was extremely excited. After our meeting, I discovered that she and I are similar but different. For starters, Sister Eleanor’s baptismal name is Eleanor but her religious name was Sister Daniel Anne. Anne is the nickname all my friends from...
May 16, 2018
As the semester comes to a close, I have begun to reflect on the SisterStory independent-study course. At Aquinas College, Dr. Dunham Strand, Professor Chamberlain, and Sister Barbara Hansen worked with my fellow classmate, Marissa, and me to take what we had learned throughout the course and apply...