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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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February 20, 2015
Sister Jean Nelson, CSJ discusses the other work she has done: “I’ve taught many kids to read, write, print, and draw...When I taught first grade... Read More
Community, Education
February 20, 2015
Sister Jean Nelson, CSJ discusses her experience pursuing an education at St. Catherine University: “That was wonderful [time.] We just went in... Read More
Community, Education
February 20, 2015
Sister Jean Nelson, CSJ discusses the changes she would like to see in the Catholic church: “Women should be equal to men in the Catholic Church... Read More
Community, Prayer
February 20, 2015
In this episode of Set Apart, you are listening to the story of Sister Avis Allmaras, CSJ; a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondolet  who observed... Read More
Community, Prayer
February 20, 2015
Sister Jean Nelson, CSJ discusses the friendships she cherishes in her life: “Well, I have a friend who is a nun. Her name is Lillian, and we’ve... Read More
Community, Prayer
February 17, 2015
Sister Mary Catherine St. Martin, OP discusses if she was considering vocation in high school: “Yes, I thought about it a lot. All during high... Read More
Community, Education, Prayer
February 17, 2015
Sister Mary Catherine St. Martin, OP discusses which vow she considers is the hardest to follow: “In our community, we just really take one vow:... Read More
Community, Prayer
February 17, 2015
Sister Mary Catherine St. Martin, OP discusses what struggles she experienced in ministry: “It hasn’t always been easy. I’ve enjoyed teaching but... Read More
Community, Prayer
February 17, 2015
Sister Mary Catherine St. Martin, OP discusses the programs she created during her ministry: “I started that program at the school I was at in... Read More
Education, Prayer
February 17, 2015
"Preach gospel at all times; if necessary use words." In this episode of Set Apart, you are listening to the story of Sister Dolores Oakes, CSJ... Read More
Community
February 17, 2015
Sister Mary Catherine St. Martin, OP discusses the experiences she had nursing: “When I was in high school I was a nurse aid. I was certified, and... Read More
Community, Healthcare
February 16, 2015
In this episode of Curve Riders, Alexa tells the story of Sister Augusta Zimmer, SC who spent her life teaching and making art. She spent a chunk of... Read More
Community, Prayer
Helen Garcia
February 16, 2015
In this episode of Here's My Secret Alicia, speaks with Helen Garcia who was a student oral historian in the Spring of 2014. Before this project she... Read More
Education
February 13, 2015
Sister Vicky Larson, PBVM discusses what her favorite part of being a sister is: "Oh absolute favorite part. [laughs] Well when I first visited... Read More
Community
February 11, 2015
Sister Vicky Larson, PBVM shares a story about her process of of discernment: "So crazy story. I go down to St. Michael Hospital in South Dakota.... Read More
Prayer
February 11, 2015
In this episode of Set Apart, you are listening to the story of Sister Nancy Davis, CSJ who rides solo with a habit is a Sister of St. Joseph of... Read More
Community, Education
February 10, 2015
Sister Vicky Larson, PBVM discusses what surprised her about religious life: "I was surprised how normal sisters are [laughs]. I don't know what I... Read More
Community
February 10, 2015
Sister Vicky Larson, PBVM discusses how she feels about being single: "I don't think of myself as being single. I wouldn't have thought of that... Read More
Community
February 09, 2015
In this episode of Curve Riders, Alexa tells the story of Sister Marie Schumacher, SSND; a School Sister of Notre Dame who has now spent 50... Read More
Community, Education
February 06, 2015
Sister Vicky Larson, PBVM discusses the concerns she had when she was discerning: "Probably one of the scariest things for me was what are people... Read More
Community

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