St. Paul

July 23, 2019
My 2-year-old son is fascinated by wheels. Every day he pores over Richard Scarry's book "Cars and Trucks and Things That Go," making little sound effects as he traces the excavator's arm and the firetruck's ladder. So the highlight of a recent visit to Little Sisters of the Poor Holy Family...
April 25, 2019
Teaching is an inherently spiritual exercise, sharpening students’ minds as it elevates their sense of worth. That’s how Sister Agnes Foley, CSJ, sees it. Education is central to her charism to always move toward a “profound love of God and dear neighbor without distinction.” These days, at 81...
April 15, 2019
Showcasing the breadth of religious life is a priority for Sister Carolyn Puccio, CSJ, and her alliance with the National Catholic Sisters Project has helped her do just that. Sister Carolyn takes her job title seriously: Delegate for Consecrated Life for the Archdiocese of St. Paul &...
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...
November 14, 2017
It’s been a year since the National Catholic Sisters Project launched its diocesan partnership program to share resources and assist in building awareness of women religious. Among the 10 dioceses on board is the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, led by Sister Carolyn Puccio, CSJ, the...