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May 08, 2018
Last week of March was all about the preparation for the interview. My friend Anwar and I conducted the interview on Friday, March 30. We interviewed... Read More
Community, Education
May 07, 2018
My father always told me, "Never ever be a pessimist!" I have not been so good at following this advice. Today we like to confuse cynicism and... Read More
Community, Education
May 04, 2018
Oral history offers a primary perspective of history that is unmatched by any other type of resource. With a writing, you can garner some essence of... Read More
Education
May 04, 2018
There are certain things Sister Alice has told me that have stuck with me -- particularly, her stories about the past. As we prepared for her... Read More
Community
May 03, 2018
  The National Catholic Sisters Project is a dynamic, ever-evolving initiative, and Garrett Tiedemann is the creative genius behind the... Read More
Community
May 03, 2018
Celebrating National Catholic Sisters Week with Sister Susie was an experience I will never forget. Sister Susie, as well as the rest of the... Read More
Community
May 02, 2018
Sister Lena and I have not been meeting as often as we would like to because we have both been very busy. We have a great time when we see each other... Read More
Education
April 30, 2018
Sister Lena and I have been meeting at least twice a month. Meetings with her have been very fun and educational. I have learned much more about her... Read More
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... Read More
Community, Education
April 25, 2018
This episode is in honor of the lives of the four Sisters from the Missionaries of Charities who lost their lives in the midst of the Yemen crisis in... Read More
Community, Healthcare
April 24, 2018
Sister Helen and I meet once a week, every Monday at 1:30 pm. After we finished the recording process with one another, we continued to meet, both... Read More
Community
April 23, 2018
March was a busy and blessed month! It was an honor and privilege to interview Sister Bernice. Before the interview, Sister Bernice showed me... Read More
Community, Prayer
April 18, 2018
When the middle schoolers at St. Francis International in Silver Spring, Md., visited the Oblate Sisters of Providence at nearby Mount Providence... Read More
Community
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... Read More
Community, Education
April 18, 2018
Haga clic aquí para ver la versión original en inglés. Traducción proporcionada por Sarai Melendez. Como se vino concluyendo esta entrevista el... Read More
Prayer
April 18, 2018
Haga clic aquí para ver la versión original en inglés. Traducción proporcionada por Sarai Melendez. Carismas se mencionan mucho a lo largo de... Read More
Community, Prayer
April 17, 2018
Young people are very knowledgeable. We have a lot to offer the world, especially our energy and our hunger for justice, but there is still much... Read More
Community, Prayer
April 11, 2018
This episode is a continuation of our journey with Sr Rita Steinhagen, CSJ. In this episode, we follow her journey in Latin America and her activism... Read More
Community
April 10, 2018
The article excerpted from Doing Oral History: A Practical Guide by Donald A. Ritchie provided excellent tips on how to effectively conduct... Read More
Community
April 06, 2018
I have really enjoyed getting to know Sister Elaine Keenan. We have been together on numerous occasions, from catching up in the Caldwell University... Read More
Community

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