Sister Tanya Williams, OP Oral History

Sister Tanya Williams, OP, is a Dominican Sister of Sinsinawa from Minneapolis, Minnesota. She became a sister later in life and is a newer member of the Sinsinawa Dominicans whom made her first profession in August, 2007. She ministers as an employment counselor with men and women who are incarcerated at a County corrections facility as well as to clients who are in financial crisis served at a non-profit agency. At the heart of her work is serving people on the margins with justice and compassion, seeing the potential for possibility and moving forward. Sister Tanya plays the clarinet in a local 75-member concert band as well as for liturgies and communal prayer.

Sister Tanya Williams, OP Oral History Transcript

Caterina Taronna

About Caterina Taronna

Caterina Taronna is a first year international student from Caracas, Venezuela, majoring in nutrition and dietetics at St Catherine’s University. Her career goal is to become a clinical nutritionist and to work with adults and children who have diabetes, obesity and other medical conditions that result from limited access to healthy food choices. Caterina speaks 3 languages fluently and believes that trilingual abilities will enhance her personal and professional opportunities. Some of her hobbies that she enjoys are taking pictures of nature and animals, editing them using some computer programs that enhance color and clarity. During the Fall of 2014 she was paired with Sister Tanya Williams, OP; a Sinsinawa Dominican.