The Late Bloomer

July 25, 2018

This season finale follows the story of Sr Betty McKenzie, CSJ, and her journey as a civil disobedience and peace activist.

For more information:

Sr Betty McKenzie:

http://womenspress.com/Content/Features/Profile/Article/Betty-McKenzie-locked-up-for-peace/1/20/4465

https://www.sisterstory.org/story/community-education/prisoner-peace  

School of the Americas:

http://www.soaw.org/about-the-soawhinsec/what-is-the-soawhinsec

Peace House:

http://www.peacehousecommunity.org/about.php

Honeywell Project:

http://slphistory.org/honeywellproject/

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Roman Catholic Women Priest Pt. 2

June 6, 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.

For Further Information:
Roman Catholic Women Priests:
http://romancatholicwomenpriests.org/index.htm
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2002/aug/06/catholicism.religion

Diane Dougherty:
http://thecitizen.com/articles/10-14-2012/former-nun-be-ordained-first-female-catholic-priest-georgia
https://www.ncronline.org/news/people/collisions-clericalism-put-woman-path-ordination
http://www.the-broad-side.com/female-priests-in-the-catholic-church-jennifer-lee
https://www.onfaith.co/onfaith/2012/10/12/why-a-former-nun-will-be-ordained-a-priest/15472?noredirect=on

Mission Leading to Influence:
https://www.sisterstory.org/story/community-education/mission-leading-influence

Fr. Dwight Longenecker:
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/standingonmyhead/2012/03/why-women-cannot-be-priests.html

Rt. Rev. John Rodgers:
https://virtueonline.org/serious-argument-against-ordination-women-priesthood-episcopat

Photo Credit:
Tympanum and lintel, Saint Trophime, photo: Claude Valette (CC BY-ND 2.0)
https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/medieval-world/romanesque1/a/saint-trophime-arles

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Roman Catholic Women Priest Pt. 1

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.

For more information: https://www.thedailybeast.com/nun-excommunicated-for-becoming-a-priest

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Learning In Style

May 9, 2018

This episode is dedicated to the works of Sr Agnes Foley, CSJ and her journey with Learning in Style.

“In learning you will teach and in teaching you will learn.” - Phil Collins

Coverage of Sr Agnes’ retirement:
www.twincities.com/2017/06/12/retiring-st-joseph-of-carondelet-nun-helped-thousands-of-immigrants-through-education/
https://www.twincities.com/2017/06/12/retiring-st-joseph-of-carondelet-nun-helped-thousands-of-immigrants-through-education/

Statistics:
http://www.migrationpolicy.org/programs/data-hub/charts/immigrant-population-over-time
https://www.migrationpolicy.org/article/frequently-requested-statistics-immigrants-and-immigration-united-states-5

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Love in Action

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.

“Do not avoid contact with suffering or close your eyes before suffering. Do not lose awareness of the existence of suffering in the life of the world. Find ways to be with those who are suffering by all means, including personal contact and visits, images, sounds. By such means, ...awaken yourself and others to the reality of suffering in the world. If we get in touch with the suffering of the world, and are moved by that suffering, we may come forward to help the people who are suffering.”  ― Thich Nhat Hanh

 

Coverage of Yemen Crisis:

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-29319423

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-14704951

http://www.cfr.org/yemen/yemen-crisis/p36488

https://www.theguardian.com/news/2015/apr/01/yemen-collapse-the-guardian-briefing-houthi-saudi-arabia-sanaa

http://www.vox.com/2015/3/26/8296021/yemen-war

Coverage of Sisters’ death:

https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/theres-no-question-the-missionaries-of-charity-died-as-martyrs-52544

http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/here-are-the-faces-of-the-nuns-who-were-martyred-in-yemen-84893/

Statistics:

http://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/Humanitarian%20Dashboard_Jan-Aug%20Final%20v2.pdf

http://ec.europa.eu/echo/files/aid/countries/factsheets/yemen_en.pdf

 

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Prisoner No. 88119-02

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. To hear the first part of this story listen to the previous episode or visit SisterStory: https://www.sisterstory.org/story/community/bridge

It should be noted that Sr Rita also established the Stillwater House of Prayer, where other sisters can come relax, reflect, and re-energize their souls. Sr Rita along with Char Madigan helped found the St. Joseph’s House, now known as Hope Community.

For more information:

Sr Rita Steinhagen: http://www.soaw.org/about-us/pocs/153-court-statements/1435

Coverage of Hurricane Joan: http://articles.latimes.com/1988-10-23/news/mn-344_1_lake-nicaragua

https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/archive/storm_wallets/atlantic/atl1988-prelim/joan/prelim02.gif

Veterans for Peace: https://www.veteransforpeace.org/who-we-are/our-mission

School of the America Controversy: http://abcnews.go.com/International/story?id=81917&page=1

School of the America Watch: http://www.soaw.org/about-the-soawhinsec/what-is-the-soawhinsec

Hope Community: http://hope-community.org/about/mission-values-vision/

 

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The Bridge

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.

Sr Rita’s journey will continue in the next episode.

Additional Information:
The Bridge for Youth: http://www.bridgeforyouth.org/behind-the-bridge/history/
Rita’s House: http://www.bridgeforyouth.org/what-is-ritas-house/

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Peace House Community

March 14, 2018

Returning with a new season, this episode highlights the story of Sr Rose Tillemans, CSJ and her journey towards the development of Peace House Community.

 

“This the gift to recognize the gifts that you prize

And to know you yourself are a gift on the rise

If people look sideways at you're all about

Turn, turn, turn and shout, shout shout.

God knows the GIFT that you IS

Even on the days when you don't pass the quiz

And know you are a star midst the galaxies above

Or even a meteor proclaiming your love

This the gift to rebel, this the gift to dissent

When things aren't going the way they should've went

And if you're

rocking a boat or a fort

Rejoice in your cause or any support.

Speak out the truth in your heart

Be glad for this gift even tho' you fall apart

Dance when you win and dance when you lose

Even if you must buy a new pair of shoes.”

    -A poem by Sr Rose Welch Tillemans

 

Sr Rose Tillemans: http://peacehousecommunity.org/pdf/PHC%20WEBSITE%20FOUNDER%20PDF.pdf

Peace House Community: http://www.peacehousecommunity.org/about.php

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