CSJ

October 15, 2018
I had the privilege of interviewing a 101-year-old Catholic sister earlier this year. Her lucid mind and smooth skin stunned me. Sister Marguerite Turgeon, CSJ, did not look to be 101.  But she was keenly aware that she had outlived the rest of her family. As the ninth of 15 children, all...
July 25, 2018
This season finale follows the story of Sr Betty McKenzie, CSJ and her journey as a civil disobedience and peace activist. Transcript: Sr Betty: I was active with the peace community and we had done civil disobedience. I have done civil disobedience in the Twin Cities several times, but I also...
June 06, 2018
This episode marks the end of our two-part special on Roman Catholic Women Priests. We follow the story of Diane Dougherty, former nun and ordained Priest at First Metropolitan Church. Transcript: Pa Ying: “I always wondered why there were no women at the altar, only men.” -Sr Leticia Rawles...
May 09, 2018
This episode is dedicated to the works of Sr Agnes Foley, CSJ and her journey with Learning in Style. Transcript: Pa Ying: I am a first generation born Hmong American who recently graduated with my Bachelor in Biology. After the graduation ceremony, my grandmother told us she wanted to be...
April 11, 2018
This episode is a continuation of our journey with Sr Rita Steinhagen, CSJ. In this episode, we follow her journey in Latin America and her activism against the School of the Americas. It should be noted that Sr Rita also established the Stillwater House of Prayer, where other sisters can come...
March 28, 2018
This episode is the first part of the journey of Sr Rita Steinhagen, CSJ. In this episode, we follow Sr Rita and her efforts to found The Bridge, an assistance program for homeless youths. Transcript: Pa Ying: “When you're down and out When you're on the street When evening falls so hard I...
March 14, 2018
Returning with a new season, this episode highlights the story of Sr Rose Tillemans, CSJ and her journey towards the development of Peace House Community. Transcript: Kaitlyn Beimert: “This the gift to recognize the gifts that you prize And to know you yourself are a gift on the rise If...
March 08, 2018
En estos días mientras que los Estados Unidas esta luchando con la palitica de inmigración, las hermanas católicas han sido las botas en el terreno de la ayuda extranjera y domesticas por siglos. Hola, soy Jennifer Szweda Jordan, y yo produje Stand Up Sisters, o Hermanas Heroicas, Cruces...
November 29, 2017
Sister Mary Clare Korb, CSJ, is a Sister of St. Joseph from St. Paul Minn. She has been with this order for 59 years and next year will celebrate her jubilee. She was born in Calio, North Dakota, but grew up in Montana. Her aunt was also a Sister of St. Joseph and inspired Sister Mary Claire to...
November 14, 2017
It’s been a year since the National Catholic Sisters Project launched its diocesan partnership program to share resources and assist in building awareness of women religious. Among the 10 dioceses on board is the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, led by Sister Carolyn Puccio, CSJ, the...