Minnesota

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...
June 12, 2018
School is officially out for the summer, bringing new opportunities for travel. For the NCSW staff in Minneapolis, a favorite travel spot is majestic Lake Superior, known here simply as “the North Shore.” Lake Superior is not only the largest of the Great Lakes but the largest body of fresh...
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...
November 09, 2017
Christina Capecchi has been involved with National Catholic Sisters Week since its inception in 2013, serving as its media advisor and lead writer. She expanded her work when the National Catholic Sisters Project was established in 2016, assuming the role of editorial director. Ever since she...