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December 17, 2014
The best way for Morgaine to reflect on her experience with Sister Florence Steichen, CSJ was abstractly through pictures. In this film she provides... Read More
Community
December 16, 2014
 imagine! imagine! the wild and wondrous journeys still to be ours. The Grass Below is a film by Jawana Benton-Johns about her... Read More
Community, Prayer
December 16, 2014
Sister Katherine McLaughlin, CSJ has been long known for her presentation on the vow of celibacy; re-framing it as a vow of love for everyone rather... Read More
Community, Prayer
December 15, 2014
Sister Katherine Mullin, VHM discusses her discernment and ministry: “Something emerged that I never expected. [I] never expected to be thinking... Read More
Community, Prayer
December 15, 2014
Sister Suzanne Herder, CSJ discusses wearing the habit: “When I first entered the community, we all wore habits. Long black dresses with veils,... Read More
Community, Education
December 15, 2014
Working on the creative video has been much more satisfying than I anticipated. Initially, I was quite nervous about constructing this video. I... Read More
Education
December 15, 2014
Sister Suzanne Herder, CSJ discusses spiritual life in the community: “We used to say the office together, when we had different hours of the day... Read More
Community, Prayer
December 15, 2014
Sister Katherine Mullin, VHM discusses the value in knowing one's neighbor: “When I first got here, to north Minneapolis, I was walking the... Read More
Community, Prayer
December 15, 2014
Sister Suzanne Herder, CSJ discusses how she enjoys free time: “In my free time, if you don’t talk about doing service or being with your family,... Read More
Community, Education
December 15, 2014
Sister Katherine Mullin, VHM discusses her path to becoming a Sister: “As I got to be mid-year freshman, I knew. I knew I wanted to be a... Read More
Community, Prayer
December 15, 2014
Every year Sister Katherine Mullin, VHM renews her vows. In 2014 Gina Giambruno captured the day of her renewal, talked to her about the process. and... Read More
Community, Prayer
December 15, 2014
Sister Suzanne Herder, CSJ discusses how her family reacted to becoming a Sister: “When I first decided to enter the community, my mother, who was... Read More
Education, Prayer
December 15, 2014
Sister Suzanne Herder, CSJ discusses what her grandchildren think: “My oldest daughter belongs to a Baptist church, a Born Again Christian church... Read More
Community, Prayer
December 14, 2014
Sister Marie Fujan, OSB discusses the changes that came with Vatican II: “That’s when we started to study monasticism, and who St. Benedict really... Read More
Community, Prayer
December 14, 2014
Sister Katherine Mullin, VHM discusses the changes that came with Vatican II: “Even in our expression of the spirituality, because Vatican II was... Read More
Community, Education
December 13, 2014
Sister Laverne Hudalla, OSB has great respect for the community with which she lives. During her life it has given hope and love as a foundational... Read More
Community
December 12, 2014
Community is of utmost importance to Sister Marie Fujan, OSB; who has found her home in the walls and amongst the people of St. Paul’s Monastery. In... Read More
Community
December 12, 2014
Someone that comes up often during my meetings with Sister Katherine is her third-grade teacher and the wonderful impression she made on her as a... Read More
Education
December 11, 2014
When I began to think about making my creative video for the SisterStory project, I was a bit nervous. I am not tech savvy at all and don't know much... Read More
Community, Education
December 10, 2014
For Sister Tanya, playing the clarinet is her passion. She began to play the clarinet when she was 7-years-old. At first she wanted to play the flute... Read More
Community, Education, Prayer

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