Education

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...
July 18, 2018
More than 70 people participated in an inaugural workshop that equipped teachers with the National Catholic Sisters Project’s acclaimed new curriculum. Hosted June 11-13 at the Oblate Renewal Center in San Antonio, the workshop was led by Curriculum Coordinator Dr. Ann D. David and included...
July 16, 2018
As I looked over the photographs from our June curriculum workshop, I couldn’t help but see – over and over – all the smiles. Scattered among those photographs were looks of deep concentration and thought, sure, but the smiles stand out. Whether participants are in small groups, listening to a...
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 25, 2018
The first time  I met with Sister Susie after we were paired up felt like catching up with an old friend.  We instantly bonded over our love for our families and our passion for education, specifically at the elementary level.  While talking with Sister Susie about her life, I...
May 22, 2018
When I was finally able to meet with Sister Eleanor, I was extremely excited. After our meeting, I discovered that she and I are similar but different. For starters, Sister Eleanor’s baptismal name is Eleanor but her religious name was Sister Daniel Anne. Anne is the nickname all my friends from...
May 15, 2018
Education has been a passion for Sister Susie since she was young.  She attended Catholic school for the duration of her childhood spanning through her teenage years. She went on to attend both Caldwell University and Seton Hall University, where she obtained multiple degrees. She has had a...
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 17, 2018
Young people are very knowledgeable. We have a lot to offer the world, especially our energy and our hunger for justice, but there is still much wisdom we can gain from our elders. Sometimes our elders are role models within our families, such as grandparents, aunts and uncles, and other times they...
April 06, 2018
I have really enjoyed getting to know Sister Elaine Keenan. We have been together on numerous occasions, from catching up in the Caldwell University Dominican Motherhouse to eating lunch together, and each visit has been such a pleasure. Upon meeting with Sister Elaine for the first time, I was...