SisterStory Presents:
Voices of Change: Sr Sylvia Thibodeux

Voices of Change: Sr Sylvia Thibodeux

February 23, 2018

In honor of Black History Month, we at NCSW are sharing a special limited series focusing on the untold stories of Black Catholic Sisters and The National Black Sisters' Conference. These stories make up five different monologues, each found in its own episode. 

The stories from this series were discovered with the help of a news article from Global Sisters Report that was highlighting the dissertation of Dr. Shannen Dee Williams, and interviews with sisters from the National Black Sisters' Conference.

The performance featured in this episode is inspired by Sr Sylvia Thibodeux, and performed by Nicole Dye. 

Voices of Change: Sr Daniel Marie Myles

Voices of Change: Sr Daniel Marie Myles

February 23, 2018

In honor of Black History Month, we at NCSW are sharing a special limited series focusing on the untold stories of Black Catholic Sisters and The National Black Sisters' Conference. These stories make up five different monologues, each found in its own episode. 

The stories from this series were discovered with the help of a news article from Global Sisters Report that was highlighting the dissertation of Dr. Shannen Dee Williams, and interviews with sisters from the National Black Sisters' Conference.

The performance featured in this episode is inspired by Sr Daniel Marie Myles, and performed by Fatou Conteh. 

Voices of Change: Mrs P. B. Parks

Voices of Change: Mrs P. B. Parks

February 23, 2018

In honor of Black History Month, we at NCSW are sharing a special limited series focusing on the untold stories of Black Catholic Sisters and The National Black Sisters' Conference. These stories make up five different monologues, each found in its own episode. 

The stories from this series were discovered with the help of a news article from Global Sisters Report that was highlighting the dissertation of Dr. Shannen Dee Williams, and interviews with sisters from the National Black Sisters' Conference.

The performance featured in this episode is inspired by parent-teacher organization president, Mrs. P. B. Parks, and performed by Senaite Wuhib. 

 
Voices of Change: Sr Madeline Wicks

Voices of Change: Sr Madeline Wicks

February 23, 2018

In honor of Black History Month, we at NCSW are sharing a special limited series focusing on the untold stories of Black Catholic Sisters and The National Black Sisters' Conference. These stories make up five different monologues, each found in its own episode. 

The stories from this series were discovered with the help of a news article from Global Sisters Report that was highlighting the dissertation of Dr. Shannen Dee Williams, and interviews with sisters from the National Black Sisters' Conference.

The performance featured in this episode is inspired by Sr Madeline Wicks, and performed by Maakwe Cumanzala.

#NCSW2018 Mini-Grant Launch (and we moved!)

#NCSW2018 Mini-Grant Launch (and we moved!)

September 1, 2017

In this episode of SisterStory Presents: our Site Director Molly Hazelton launches the #NCSW2018 mini-grant campaign and fills everyone in on a big change in the National Catholic Sisters Week office. For more information about the mini-grant program visit http://www.nationalcatholicsistersweek.org/get-involved.php

All music is by Podington Bear. For more information visit http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/

Standup Sisters: Border Crossings (Full Event)

Standup Sisters: Border Crossings (Full Event)

July 14, 2017

What are the risks and rewards of serving our global neighbors? On this special edition of SisterStory Presents: Catholic sisters share true stories of helping migrant laborers and even modern day slaves. This is the full Standup Sisters: Border Crossings event recorded at La Roche College in Pennsylvania for #NCSW2017. Event is hosted by Sister Elena Almendárez, CDP (Sisters of Divine Providence), Director of Mission and Ministry, La Roche College, who also gives the opening prayer.

Standup Sisters: Border Crossings with Sister Janice Vanderneck, CSJ

Standup Sisters: Border Crossings with Sister Janice Vanderneck, CSJ

July 12, 2017

While America’s now wrestling with immigration policy, Catholic sisters have been the ‘boots on the ground’ of foreign and domestic aid for centuries. In Pittsburgh, Sister of St. Joseph of Baden Janice Vanderneck has been a leading advocate for the Latino community. Here’s her story. For more information: http://globalsistersreport.org/blog/q/migration/q-sr-janice-vanderneck- advocating-behalf-immigrants-44166 http://www.storyburgh.org/R1/curated/2017/01/14/sister-janice http://www .stjoseph-baden.org/ http://www.unabridgedpress.com/

Standup Sisters: Border Crossings with Sister Mary Lou Palas, SC

Standup Sisters: Border Crossings with Sister Mary Lou Palas, SC

July 7, 2017

Many sisters' missions take them around the world. Welcome to a special episode of Sister Story Presents:. At live Standup Sisters events, women share their stories of service. In this episode, Sister Mary Lou Palas, SC, who is celebrating her 60th jubilee this year, talks about her ever widening circle of travel. She’s a Sister of Charity of Seton Hill. For more information: http://www.scsh.org/ http://www.unabridgedpress.com/

Standup Sisters: Border Crossings with  Sister Betty Sundry, CDP

Standup Sisters: Border Crossings with Sister Betty Sundry, CDP

July 5, 2017

She was arrested once in a 1970s farmworker rights protest, and she works against human trafficking today. Sister of Divine Providence Betty Sundry has been on the forefront of social justice in the Pittsburgh area for decades. In this special episode of SisterStory Presents: Sister Betty shares her life story. It was recorded as part of Standup Sisters, a live event at La Roche College during National Catholic Sisters Week. For more information: https://cdpsisters.org/ http://www.unabridgedpress.com/

Standup Sisters: Border Crossings with Rhonda Miska

Standup Sisters: Border Crossings with Rhonda Miska

June 30, 2017

Dare to change! That’s one of the taglines of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. At Standup Sisters 2017, Rhonda Miska recalls how her Jesuit Volunteer Corps experience in Nicaragua changed her. Rhonda is a novice with the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters. That’s something like a sister-in-training. Here's Rhonda... For more information: https://www.sinsinawa.org/ http://www.unabridgedpress.com/