Prayer

May 08, 2014
Sister Jean Nelson, CSJ addresses the correlation between art and the spirit: "Being a potter--and I have said this before in a couple of other interviews--pottery is made by a person. It’s never exactly the same. No two pots are ever made exactly the same, and that’s the way people are. There‘s...
Window
April 14, 2014
I was definitely surprised by my interview with Sr. Joan. I really loved the whole process of the interview itself: the technical and the personal. I was even more surprised when I went back to listen to the interview for the transcription. Transcribing the interview was a lot of work, but it...
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...
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 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 05, 2014
Written with Sister Rosalind Gefre, CSJ I was 19 when my boyfriend drove me to the train station in our small North Dakota town, and I didn’t tell him where I was headed on that brisk December day, clutching a small bag containing a rosary, her childhood prayer book, a few dresses and a pair of...