Education

March 31, 2014
Thank you Sister Pat, O.P. for always standing up for what is right, no matter the circumstances. It is because of women like you that we as students can strive to achieve social justice, how you have your entire life. Your spunk and charisma brightens everyone's day, and the Adrian community...
March 28, 2014
Sister Vicky is wonderful. I am pleased by our meeting on Thursday. We met in the morning and went over the consent forms together where I answered any questions she had. I had explained to her via email that I wanted this first meeting to be relaxing. I didn't want there to be any expectation...
March 24, 2014
Sister Vincent De Paul, a Grand Rapids Dominican taught me to love music. And Sister Rose Francis encouraged me to go to music school in New York City. The end result was I am the creator of the NUNSENSE Series of Musicals. My five characters are based on the personalities of five Sisters from...
March 19, 2014
Sometimes actions speak louder than words, and this was certainly the case in my high school, Our Lady of the Elms in Akron, Ohio. Sr. Loyola Ernst, OP, was one of the greatest examples of quiet love and joy that I have ever had. She came through the high school every day, and collected attendance...
March 19, 2014
A special thanks to the most special person in the world, Sr. Kathy an IHM sister who took my infant son from me when he got too wiggly in church and kept him occupied so I could watch my girls and pay attention to what was going on in mass. He is 5 now and she showed him that you always take your...
March 19, 2014
Much has happened since I last wrote. For starters I met Sister Vicky last night. Let me backtrack to the beginning of my story. Before last night, which was a Tuesday by the way, I had sent Sister Vicky an email this last Saturday. I wrote asking to meet with her, asking what times and days would...
March 19, 2014
I am an alumnae of Our Lady of the Elms High School in Akron, Ohio. Sr. Maura Bartel was always an example of quiet strength and leadership, but she touched my life in a very special way a few years after I graduated from high school. In college, I found myself a difficult situation at the parish I...
March 12, 2014
I had started at University as Pre-Nursing when I was asked if I would like to go to a program off campus with one of the Sisters. I said yes and a couple days later found myself in a car with Sr. Victoria Marie, who is a nursing instructor. She preceded to ask questions about why I wanted to be a...
March 10, 2014
Yesterday we had our very first training session for the project. But I’ll get to that part later. More importantly we were all given schedules with the names of our assigned Sisters and their contact information. I didn’t know we were getting that information yet, so I was taken a bit by surprise...
March 07, 2014
I am a product of Catholic schooling, luckily enough to have had nuns all but one year. The experience that I had was a loving one, great memories and even a better education due to these wonderful women. Frankly, my experience in school framed my faith and that was due to the nuns. I recently...