Environmentalism

July 11, 2018
In this episode, we follow the story of Sr Dorothy Stang, a sister of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. Warning: This episode contains audio reenactment of violence. Transcript: Pa Ying: “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness” (Matt. 5:3–6) Sister Dorothy Stang...
June 20, 2018
This episode was inspired by the viral images of the chainsaw-wielding nun; we follow the stories of women religious who have worked/are working to help the cleanup efforts of natural disasters throughout the world. Transcript: Pa Ying: Women religious are hospitable, selfless, strong willed,...
October 18, 2017
Haga clic aquí para ver la versión original en inglés. Traducción proporcionada por Sarai Melendez. Cuando se trata de combatir el cambio climático, hermanas católicas están en las líneas del frente. Este marzo, una hermana de 58 años dirigirá un esfuerzo para aumentar la sostenibilidad en St...
July 26, 2017
This is the fourth episode of a radio here original series titled Students Sisters and Sustainability by Rocky Pierson. During #NCSW2017 a panel of Sisters of St Joseph of Carondelet gathered to share with students their efforts and missions centered around sustainability and food justice. This...
July 18, 2017
This is the third episode of a radio here original series titled Students Sisters and Sustainability by Rocky Pierson. During #NCSW2017 a panel of Sisters of St Joseph of Carondelet gathered to share with students their efforts and missions centered around sustainability and food justice. This...
July 07, 2017
This is the second episode of a radio here original series titled Students Sisters and Sustainability by Rocky Pierson. During NCSW 2017 a panel of Sisters of St Joseph of Carondelet gathered to share with students their efforts and missions centered around sustainability and food justice. This...
June 28, 2017
This is the first episode of a radio here original series titled Students Sisters and Sustainability by Rocky Pierson. During NCSW 2017 a panel of Sisters of St Joseph of Carondelet gathered to share with students their efforts and missions centered around sustainability and food justice. This...
February 07, 2017
Click here for a Spanish translation of this piece. When it comes to fighting climate change, Catholic sisters are on the front lines. This March, a 58-year-old sister will lead an effort to heighten sustainability in St. Louis. Sister Amy Hereford, CSJ, is one of the inspiring environmental...
May 25, 2016
In this episode, Maakwe talks about the journey of Sister Joan Brown, OSF and her mission to protect the earth and prevent more harm to the environment. For more info  Transcription: How many of us actually stop to think about our carbon print. When we do not recycle the glass, paper...
August 03, 2015
There is not one specific sister in this story of resourcefulness but rather a community of sisters that came together. The Sisters of St. Joseph in the Central African Republic have come together with the community to save countless children. It all starts with fighting malnourishment, which they...