Prayer

September 26, 2016
Despite her high-powered resume, when she reflects on her accomplishments, Sister Anne John comes back to a simple truth: “No matter what else I did, I was a Dominican Sister first and foremost. Therefore my prayers were daily, and the benefactors were remembered daily.” In this film by Karla...
September 07, 2016
The work of Sister Guadalupe Ramirez and her religious community in San Antonio is a beautiful example of how a National Catholic Sisters Week mini-grant can grow – gaining momentum, expanding in scope and sparking new partnerships. Sister Lupe, as she is affectionately known, yearned to provide...
August 12, 2016
Sister KD has shared with me what prayer means to her and the impact prayer has on her life. Recently Sister KD has had to take on additional responsibilities. Our sister who was organizing the SisterStory project for our university was diagnosed with cancer and asked Sister KD to step in. This...
August 11, 2016
In my studies, I have learned quite a bit about religious experience, particularly in regards to the Catholic Church. When people reflect on their experience of church, many would say that one of the most significant moments in the modern era of the Catholic Church was the Second Vatican Council....
August 10, 2016
In this episode of Set Apart Rocky shares the story of Sr Sister Joan Mehney, OP. Sr Joan is a long time educator, and professed Adrian Dominican Sister since 1957.  Transcript: Sister Joan Mehney, OP: I was in high school, there were classmates of mine who were thinking about...
August 08, 2016
One of the things I admire most about Sister KD is her confidence in knowing and trusting in what she was being called to do with her life. Sister KD shared with me her journey. She always felt a calling toward this lifestyle and trusted in God’s plan. This is something I have personally struggled...
August 02, 2016
As I was growing up, my father would tell me stories about his grade school days, when the Catholic sisters at his school would whack him with a ruler if he misbehaved (which was pretty often for him!). He looked back at these moments and laughed, but fortunately for me, I have never had similar...
July 29, 2016
Upon working on the Sister’s Project, I reflected on my experience with Catholic sisters. I have attended Catholic school for the last 17 years. That education played a very strong role in the values I was raised in. I am originally from Racine, Wisconsin, and have had strong connections with the...
July 27, 2016
In this episode of Interpereting Sisterhood, Rocky and Sister Kathie continue their conversation about theology, and Sister Kathie's experience learning and teaching theology as a woman. They talk about her experiences as both a feminist and a theologian, and how those identities intersect....
July 26, 2016
Coming into the SisterStory project I knew a lot of different aspects about the Catholic faith. I grew up Catholic and attended Sunday school and Mass every week. So I knew the general tenets of the Catholic faith.  I consider myself a pretty religious person. I attend Mass as much as I can...