history

May 16, 2018
Today I looked at photo albums. No matter your age, photo albums are always a trip down memory lane. They are a preservation of an instant, a moment of time, posed or candid. A multitude of dots will eventually form a line -- two, three, 10, a hundred photos tell a story. Sister Alice is a...
May 16, 2018
As the semester comes to a close, I have begun to reflect on the SisterStory independent-study course. At Aquinas College, Dr. Dunham Strand, Professor Chamberlain, and Sister Barbara Hansen worked with my fellow classmate, Marissa, and me to take what we had learned throughout the course and apply...
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 08, 2018
Members of the Caldwell University community gathered together April 24 to celebrate the final Mass that would be held in the Mother Joseph Chapel. The chapel, which is located in one of the residence halls on campus, is being moved to a part of campus that is more easily accessible to students...
May 04, 2018
Oral history offers a primary perspective of history that is unmatched by any other type of resource. With a writing, you can garner some essence of that person, of her life and perspective and experiences, but only with interpretation and patience. Pictures can only capture an instant. But people...
March 07, 2018
After a year long haitus, Curve Riders is announcing it's return! The first episode of the new season will drop during National Catholic Sisters Week 2018! Transcript: Pa Ying Vang: Since joining Curve Riders as a producer, I relied heavily on the internet for stories of women religious and...
March 06, 2018
The fact that NCSW starts on March 8th is no coincidence. NCSW was conceived in conjunction with National Women’s History Month and starts on International Women’s Day (March 8th) every year. It is our goal to celebrate and honor the contributions of women religious – both contemporary and...
March 14, 2017
Curve Riders is revamping itself in the upcoming releases. We will be aligning with the efforts of the National Catholic Sisters Week podcast Be Inspired to produce work that presents some of the historical inspirations behind the events and celebrations occurring in 2017.
December 06, 2016
Sister Helen has a passion for history and really loves it. She graduated from Rosemont College and majored in history. Mother Lawrence also played a role in her desire to major in history due to her classes and how she taught. Sister Helen explained that when Mother Lawrence spoke, it was like...
August 11, 2016
In my studies, I have learned quite a bit about religious experience, particularly in regards to the Catholic Church. When people reflect on their experience of church, many would say that one of the most significant moments in the modern era of the Catholic Church was the Second Vatican Council....