Poverty

March 08, 2018
Only a few minutes pass from the 5 a.m. alarm that wakes Sister Simone Campbell, SSS, to the time she begins meditating. It’s an “anchor point,” says the 72-year-old DC-based lobbyist who rose to fame with the Nuns on the Bus advocacy tour and multiple appearances on The Colbert Report....
January 25, 2016
Each sister of St. Joseph takes a vow of poverty. When Sister Joan was a student at St. Catherine University, she lived in a huge room with other girls. They only had a curtain for a wall with a bed and a table. When she was telling me this, she was explaining that this room was in Carondelet...
March 19, 2014
Much has happened since I last wrote. For starters I met Sister Vicky last night. Let me backtrack to the beginning of my story. Before last night, which was a Tuesday by the way, I had sent Sister Vicky an email this last Saturday. I wrote asking to meet with her, asking what times and days would...