Produced for National Catholic Sisters Week 2019, Missions of Hope is an attempt at debunking misconceptions of women religious by showcasing their remarkable diversity and surprising relevance among young adults. The documentary features four fascinating Catholic sisters: Sister Belinda Monahan, OSB, an archeologist in Chicago; Sister Xiomara Méndez-Hernández, OP, a former fashion designer in Chicago; Mother Maria Francis, a leader of the Little Sisters of the Poor in St. Paul, Minn.; and Sister Mumbi Kigutha, CPPS, a newly professed Catholic sister from Kenya who has worked for the United Nations. Through their stories we see the diversity of paths taken and how living a life with God is not what we assume it to be.
This documentary was made by the production team at SisterStory with the support of the National Catholic Sisters Project
Read more about the film's making in this article.
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