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An ever-changing collection of videos, podcasts and articles exploring the surprising lives and moving truths of women religious.

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July 18, 2017
This is the third episode of a radio here original series titled Students Sisters and Sustainability by Rocky Pierson. During #NCSW2017 a panel of... Read More
Education
July 12, 2017
While America’s now wrestling with immigration policy, Catholic sisters have been the ‘boots on the ground’ of foreign and domestic aid for centuries... Read More
Community, Education
July 11, 2017
Click here for a Spanish translation of this post. It wasn’t until transcribing my interview with Sister Judith that I realized the difference... Read More
Education
July 10, 2017
Sister Paulette Pass, SSND, is a School Sister of Notre Dame from the Central Pacific Province. She was born in Shakopee, Minn., attended elementary... Read More
Community, Prayer
July 10, 2017
Sister Joan Mitchell, CSJ, is a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet, publisher of Good Ground Press and editor of the lectionary-based programs Sunday... Read More
Community, Prayer
July 10, 2017
Click here for a Spanish translation of this post. After recently finishing the SisterStory project, I reflect on the wonderful experience I had... Read More
Community, Education, Prayer
July 09, 2017
Click here for a Spanish translation of this post. Sister Mary Esther Downey didn’t grow up around Catholic sisters, so her early exposure to... Read More
Community
July 08, 2017
Click here for a Spanish translation of this post. Celebrations are ensuing across the country this summer as women profess vows as Catholic... Read More
Community
July 07, 2017
Click here for a Spanish translation of this post. Since meeting Sister Emily, my view of religion and of women religious has completely changed.... Read More
Community
July 07, 2017
This is the second episode of a radio here original series titled Students Sisters and Sustainability by Rocky Pierson. During NCSW 2017 a panel of... Read More
Education
July 07, 2017
Many sisters' missions take them around the world. Welcome to a special episode of Sister Story Presents:. At live Standup Sisters events, women... Read More
Community
July 05, 2017
She was once arrested in a 1970s farmworker rights protest, and she works against human trafficking today. Sister of Divine Providence Betty Sundry... Read More
Community, Education
June 30, 2017
Dare to change! That’s one of the taglines of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. At Standup Sisters 2017, Rhonda Miska recalls how her Jesuit Volunteer... Read More
Community, Education
June 30, 2017
Sister Jean Nelson, CSJ, was born and raised in St. Paul, and entered the Sisters of St.Joseph of Carondelet after high school. After going to... Read More
Community, Prayer
June 29, 2017
Click here for a Spanish translation of this post. Each week I look forward to meeting Sister Collean on Friday afternoons. Usually as the weekend... Read More
Community, Education, Prayer
June 29, 2017
Sister Vicky Larson, PBVM, a member of the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Aberdeen, South Dakota, earned a Bachelor's Degree... Read More
Community, Prayer
June 28, 2017
Even though the country of Peru’s gross domestic product has more than doubled since 2000, about half the population remains in dire poverty. Sister... Read More
Community
June 28, 2017
This is the first episode of a radio here original series titled Students Sisters and Sustainability by Rocky Pierson. During NCSW 2017 a panel of... Read More
Education
June 27, 2017
Click here for a Spanish translation of this post. I recently began working with a woman who was taught by Sister Judith. She expressed to me that... Read More
Prayer
June 26, 2017
Click here for a Spanish translation of this piece. In our last couple meetings together, Sister Deb enlightened me with many stories from her... Read More
Community, Education

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