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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 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,...
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 23, 2018
This episode is the first of a two part series on Roman Catholic Women Priest (RCWP). In this episode, we follow the story of Sr Letitia Rawles, ex-nun and ordained women priest. Transcript: Pa Ying: "I thought that before I die, I want to fulfil God's call and my life-long dream to become 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 25, 2018
This episode is in honor of the lives of the four Sisters from the Missionaries of Charities who lost their lives in the midst of the Yemen crisis in 2016. Transcript: Pa Ying: “Do not avoid contact with suffering or close your eyes before suffering. Do not lose awareness of the existence of...
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 16, 2018
In this episode, Rocky Pierson shares her conversation with #NCSW2017 mini-grant recipients Martha Malinski and Shannon Green. Martha and Shannon talk about social, mission, and connecting with students and local community members during Association of Colleges of Sisters of St. Joseph event,...