Education

April 26, 2018
When I first saw the email about the SisterStory project, I was very excited. I applied within 10 minutes after it was sent out. I did not know much about the Catholic faith. The only knowledge I had came from my friends who identify as Catholic. I was always confused between the concept of a...
April 18, 2018
I always look forward to the changing of seasons. Even this year, in Minnesota, where we just got 15” of snow on April 15th. Spring is a time of renewal, and for those of us at the National Catholic Sisters Week offices, it is a time to reflect back upon NCSW 2018 and to look forward to NCSW 2019...
March 14, 2018
In this episode, Rocky Pierson shares her conversation with #NCSW2017 mini-grant recipients Martha Malinski and Mary Lou Jackson. Martha and Mary talk about ministry, social justice, and connecting with students and faculty during Association of Colleges of Sisters of St. Joseph events.
March 09, 2018
In this episode, Rocky Pierson shares her conversation with #NCSW2017 mini-grant recipients Martha Malinski and Sr Joan Cassidy. Martha and Sr Joan talk about social justice, social justice programs, and connecting with students during the Association of Colleges of Sisters of St. Joseph event, A...
March 09, 2018
I was raised Catholic, but I found my spiritual home at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School in Coraopolis, PA. So many there, especially the Sisters, welcomed me into the community as an active participant in my faith. They taught me to be a servant leader, to work against social injustice,...
March 08, 2018
In this episode, Rocky Pierson shares her conversation with #NCSW2017 mini-grant recipient Sister Geraldine Woodarczyk. Sister Geraldine talks about mission and ministry, student to sister conversations, and service during the Department of Consecrated Life-Diocese of Pittsburgh event, Puppets and...
March 08, 2018
“Atrévete a cambiar”, eso es una de las lemas del cuerpo de voluntarios Jesuitas. En Stand Up Sisters 2017, hermana Rhonda Miska recuerda como su experiencia en Nicaragua con el cuerpo de voluntarios Jesuitas le cambió. Rhonda es una novicia, o sea, una hermana en formación, con las hermanas...
March 08, 2018
En estos días mientras que los Estados Unidas esta luchando con la palitica de inmigración, las hermanas católicas han sido las botas en el terreno de la ayuda extranjera y domesticas por siglos. Hola, soy Jennifer Szweda Jordan, y yo produje Stand Up Sisters, o Hermanas Heroicas, Cruces...
March 08, 2018
Una vez, en el año 1970, ella fue detenida en una protesta de los derechos de las trabajadores agrícolas, y hoy ella trabaja contra el tráfico de las personas. Betty Sundry, una hermana de la Divina Providencia, ha estado en el primer plano de la justicia social por décadas en el área de Pittsburgh...
March 06, 2018
The fact that NCSW starts on March 8th is no coincidence. NCSW was conceived in conjunction with National Women’s History Month and starts on International Women’s Day (March 8th) every year. It is our goal to celebrate and honor the contributions of women religious – both contemporary and...