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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 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
February 05, 2015
In this episode of Here's My Secret, Alicia speaks with Alexa Harnagel who was a student oral historian in the Spring of 2014 and has since continued... Read More
Community, Prayer
February 03, 2015
Sister Joyce has helped me in my relationship with God. A person that knew, from the age of five, they wanted to devote their heart to God is amazing... Read More
Prayer
Light Fixtures
January 29, 2015
Sister Jean Nelson and I have a strong sister-like relationship. We both are artists. We both enjoy nature, travel, food, laughing, and most of all... Read More
Community
January 29, 2015
In this episode of Set Apart, you are listening to the story of Sister Paulette Pass, SSND; a School Sister of Notre Dame from the Central Pacific... Read More
Community, Education
January 28, 2015
As I got to speak with Sister Joyce and hear her story I realized that being a sister or a “nun” as most people call it is not much different than... Read More
Community, Education
January 26, 2015
As I met with Sister Joyce and she told me about the Sisters of Divine Providence I began to build a connection with a part of my life;something most... Read More
Community
January 23, 2015
Sister Joan Mitchell, CSJ discusses her thoughts on women working in ministry: “It’s a good life. It’s [an] important life. People need help to... Read More
Community, Prayer
January 21, 2015
So, I recently finished transcribing my interview with Sr. Elsa. When I was listening to the latter part of the interview, I found out that Sr. Elsa... Read More
Community
January 16, 2015
Sister Joan Mitchell, CSJ discusses a disappointment she experienced working in her ministry: “I think that the church has been disappointing,... Read More
Community, Prayer
January 16, 2015
Sister Elaine LaCanne, OP discusses the changes she experienced with Vatican II: “In 1967, the changes began in earnest. Our congregation embraced... Read More
Community, Education
January 16, 2015
Sister Joan Mitchell, CSJ discusses the joys she has experienced in her ministry: “[I’m] always kind of enchanted by getting a story. You’d just... Read More
Community, Prayer
January 16, 2015
Sister Elaine LaCanne, OP discusses what inspired her in her ministry: “I went to the 4th International UN Women’s Conference, which was held in... Read More
Community, Prayer
January 16, 2015
Sister Joan Mitchell, CSJ discusses the changes she experienced with Vatican II: “Things started to change. The second Vatican council started the... Read More
Community, Healthcare
January 16, 2015
Sister Elaine LaCanne, OP discusses what contributions she has made to her community: “I did some speaking about what the trip was like to some of... Read More
Community, Prayer

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