Curve Riders
Curve Riders 2018

Curve Riders 2018

March 7, 2018

After a year long haitus, Curve Riders is announcing it's return! The first episode of the new season will drop during National Catholic Sisters Week 2018! For more information on celebrating National Catholic Sisters Week 2018 please visit: http://www.nationalcatholicsistersweek.org/events-all.php

 

New Direction Teaser

New Direction Teaser

March 14, 2017

Curve Riders is revamping itself in the upcoming releases. We will be aligning with the efforts of the National Catholic Sisters Week Be Inspired to produce work that presents some of the historical inspirations behind the events and celebrations occurring in 2017. Curve Riders series art by Garrett Tiedemann & Rocky Pierson. Curve Riders is a short narrative podcast of women who didn't make the history books. Produced by Pa Ying Vang, a student at St. Catherine University, and the oral history project SisterStory; the series presents achievements and cultural impacts of women religious. Inspired by SisterStory's coverage "Sisters of Influence" on pinterest the podcast aims to present these stories anew with an emphasis on storytelling through writing, sound design, and music. SisterStory is the ongoing story of National Catholic Sisters Week aimed at broadening awareness of Catholic sisters through the collection of oral histories, social media outreach, and the creation of additional media content. For more information visit SisterStory.org. National Catholic Sisters Week is a celebration of the lives and legacies of Catholic sisters every year from March 8-14 in conjunction with NWHM. If you wish to participate or have events you would like to share please visit www.NationalCatholicSistersWeek.org.

Generosity is Her Name

Generosity is Her Name

December 21, 2016

In this episode, Pa Ying talks about the life of Sr. Generose Gervais and her journey at Saint Marys Hospital and Mayo Clinic Hospital. Curve Riders series art by Garrett Tiedemann & Rocky Pierson. Curve Riders is a short narrative podcast of women who didn't make the history books. Produced by Pa Ying Vang, a student at St. Catherine University, and the oral history project SisterStory; the series presents achievements and cultural impacts of women religious. Inspired by SisterStory's coverage "Sisters of Influence" on pinterest the podcast aims to present these stories anew with an emphasis on storytelling through writing, sound design, and music. SisterStory is the ongoing story of National Catholic Sisters Week aimed at broadening awareness of Catholic sisters through the collection of oral histories, social media outreach, and the creation of additional media content. For more information visit SisterStory.org. National Catholic Sisters Week is a celebration of the lives and legacies of Catholic sisters every year from March 8-14 in conjunction with NWHM. If you wish to participate or have events you would like to share please visit www.NationalCatholicSistersWeek.org. More Information: -http://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discussion/mayo-clinic- remembers-sister-generose-gervais/?linkId=29708004 -http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/postbulletin/obituary.aspx?pid=181828885 -http://www.kttc.com/story/33347290/2016/10/Saturday/mayo-clinic-family- mourns-the-passing-of-sister-generose-gervais -Lifetime Award: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkeeZSlkIIU

Decline Of Women Religious

Decline Of Women Religious

November 23, 2016

In this episode, Pa Ying talks about the decline of women religious around the around and the changes that US communities are taking to maintain religious communities. Curve Riders series art by Garrett Tiedemann & Rocky Pierson. Curve Riders is a short narrative podcast of women who didn't make the history books. Produced by Pa Ying Vang, a student at St. Catherine University, and the oral history project SisterStory; the series presents achievements and cultural impacts of women religious. Inspired by SisterStory's coverage "Sisters of Influence" on pinterest the podcast aims to present these stories anew with an emphasis on storytelling through writing, sound design, and music. SisterStory is the ongoing story of National Catholic Sisters Week aimed at broadening awareness of Catholic sisters through the collection of oral histories, social media outreach, and the creation of additional media content. For more information visit SisterStory.org. National Catholic Sisters Week is a celebration of the lives and legacies of Catholic sisters every year from March 8-14 in conjunction with NWHM. If you wish to participate or have events you would like to share please visit www.NationalCatholicSistersWeek.org. Links to the communities in the episode: Salesian Sisters (Daughters of Mary Help of Christians): https://www.salesiansisters.org/ Order of Discalced Carmelites: http://www.carmelite.com/ Claretian Missionary Sisters: http://www.claretiansisters.org/english/usa.html Franciscan Missionaries of Mary: http://fmmindia.org/home/homepage Congregation of the Mother of Carmel: http://www.cmcsisters.org/ Missionaries of Charity: http://www.motherteresa.org/ Sisters of Charity of Saints Bartolomea Capitanio and Vincenza Gerosa: http://www.sccg.in/index.php Benedictine nuns: http://www.osb.org/ Sisters of the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: http://www.sabscongregation.org/ Sisters of Mercy of the Americas: http://www.mercyworld.org/mercynetwork/index.cfm?loadref=81 More Information: Full Report from CARA: http://cara.georgetown.edu/Publications/WomenReligious.pdf Full statistics: http://cara.georgetown.edu/frequently-requested-church-statistics/ 2011 Full report: http://www.catholicworldreport.com/Item/663/nuns_worldwide.aspx

Courage To Love

Courage To Love

October 26, 2016

This episode is about Sister Jeannine Gramick, who has dedicated her life to fighting for the rights of gays and lesbians in the Catholic Church despite repeated censures from the Vatican for her activities. Curve Riders series art by Garrett Tiedemann & Rocky Pierson. Curve Riders is a short narrative podcast of women who didn't make the history books. Produced by Pa Ying Vang and Maakwe Cumanzala, students at St. Catherine University, and the oral history project SisterStory; the series presents achievements and cultural impacts of women religious. Inspired by SisterStory's coverage "Sisters of Influence" on pinterest the podcast aims to present these stories anew with an emphasis on storytelling through writing, sound design, and music. SisterStory is the ongoing story of National Catholic Sisters Week aimed at broadening awareness of Catholic sisters through the collection of oral histories, social media outreach, and the creation of additional media content. For more information visit SisterStory.org. National Catholic Sisters Week is a celebration of the lives and legacies of Catholic sisters every year from March 8-14 in conjunction with NWHM. If you wish to participate or have events you would like to share please visit www.NationalCatholicSistersWeek.org. More Information: newwaysministry.org/co-founders.html www.huffingtonpost.com/jo- piazza/thi…5752464.html www.lorettocommunity.org/my-week-with…ope-francis/ globalsistersreport.org/blog/justice-…francis-32446 www.catholic.com/tracts/homosexuality Music used: Podington Bear-Celadon freemusicarchive.org/music/Podingto…mbient/Celadon Podington Bear-Sunbeam freemusicarchive.org/music/Podingto…e1331/Sunbeam Gillicuddy-Springish freemusicarchive.org/music/gillicud…r/05-springish

Hope Found in Their Stories (Hope for the Human Race Pt 2)

Hope Found in Their Stories (Hope for the Human Race Pt 2)

September 28, 2016

In this episode of Curve Riders, we follow-up on the July episode, in which we could not find any stories about Catholic sisters in Zimbabwe. Thanks to contributing writer and editor from Global Sisters Report, Jill Day, some stories were found to share with you all. This episode shares the story of Sr Dominic Siegel. Curve Riders series art by Garrett Tiedemann & Rocky Pierson. Links to music: Podington Bear http://freemusicarchive.org/search/?quicksearch=podington+bear Gillicuddy http://freemusicarchive.org/music/gillicuddy/ Curve Riders is a short narrative podcast of women who didn't make the history books. Produced by Pa Ying Vang and Maakwe Cumanzala, students at St. Catherine University, and the oral history project SisterStory; the series presents achievements and cultural impacts of women religious. Inspired by SisterStory's coverage "Sisters of Influence" on pinterest the podcast aims to present these stories anew with an emphasis on storytelling through writing, sound design, and music. SisterStory is the ongoing story of National Catholic Sisters Week aimed at broadening awareness of Catholic sisters through the collection of oral histories, social media outreach, and the creation of additional media content. For more information visit SisterStory.org. National Catholic Sisters Week is a celebration of the lives and legacies of Catholic sisters every year from March 8-14 in conjunction with NWHM. If you wish to participate or have events you would like to share please visit www.NationalCatholicSistersWeek.org.

Hope for the Human Race

Hope for the Human Race

July 20, 2016

In this episode, Maakwe talks about the hope that sisters give other people. Curve Riders is a short narrative podcast of women who didn't make the history books. Produced by Pa Ying Vang and Maakwe Cumanzala, students at St. Catherine University, and the oral history project SisterStory; the series presents achievements and cultural impacts of women religious. Inspired by SisterStory's coverage "Sisters of Influence" on pinterest the podcast aims to present these stories anew with an emphasis on storytelling through writing, sound design, and music. Curve Riders series art by Garrett Tiedemann. SisterStory is the ongoing story of National Catholic Sisters Week aimed at broadening awareness of Catholic sisters through the collection of oral histories, social media outreach, and the creation of additional media content. For more information visit SisterStory.org. National Catholic Sisters Week is a celebration of the lives and legacies of Catholic sisters every year from March 8-14 in conjunction with NWHM. If you wish to participate or have events you would like to share please visit www.NationalCatholicSistersWeek.org. Links to music: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/ArsSonor/Insikten/02-NeverGiveUp http://freemusicarchive.org/music/NicBommarito/20100416154638330/06Lhasa http://freemusicarchive.org/music/PodingtonBear/MelodicAmbient/Trillium http://freemusicarchive.org/music/PodingtonBear/Melodic_Ambient/Sepia

Faith, Hope and Love Part 2

Faith, Hope and Love Part 2

July 6, 2016

This episode is the second part of a two-part special on Mother Mary Angelica, PCPA, founder of Eternal Word Television Network, the largest religious media in the world. For more information: www.ewtn.com/motherangelica/life.asp Curve Riders is a short narrative podcast of women who didn't make the history books. Produced by Pa Ying Vang and Maakwe Cumanzala, students at St. Catherine University, and the oral history project SisterStory; the series presents achievements and cultural impacts of women religious. Inspired by SisterStory's coverage "Sisters of Influence" on pinterest the podcast aims to present these stories anew with an emphasis on storytelling through writing, sound design, and music. Curve Riders series art by Garrett Tiedemann. SisterStory is the ongoing story of National Catholic Sisters Week aimed at broadening awareness of Catholic sisters through the collection of oral histories, social media outreach, and the creation of additional media content. For more information visit SisterStory.org. National Catholic Sisters Week is a celebration of the lives and legacies of Catholic sisters every year from March 8-14 in conjunction with NWHM. If you wish to participate or have events you would like to share please visit www.NationalCatholicSistersWeek.org. Music Used: Blue Dot Session - The Stasis: freemusicarchive.org/music/BlueDot…ile/TheStasis Podington Bear - Raw Umber: freemusicarchive.org/music/Podingto…ient/RawUmber Podington Bear - Floating in Space: freemusicarchive.org/music/Podingto…InSpace1506 Podington Bear - Evenhanded: freemusicarchive.org/music/Podingto…331/Evenhanded Podington Bear - Undersea Garden: freemusicarchive.org/music/Podingto…nderseaGarden Podington Bear - Sepia: freemusicarchive.org/music/Podingto…Ambient/Sepia Will Bangs - We hear things so differently: freemusicarchive.org/music/WillBan…SoDifferently Podington Bear - Trillium: freemusicarchive.org/music/Podingto…bient/Trillium Podington Bear - Trinity Alps: freemusicarchive.org/music/Podingto…t/TrinityAlps Blue Dot Sessions - More Weather: freemusicarchive.org/music/BlueDot…2/MoreWeather Will Bangs - Putting up with the bullshit: freemusicarchive.org/music/WillBan…hTheBullshit Blue Dot Session - Black Ballots: freemusicarchive.org/music/BlueDot…/BlackBallots Chris Zabriskie - Cylinder Six: freemusicarchive.org/music/ChrisZa…-CylinderSix Jahzzar - Family Tree: freemusicarchive.org/music/Jahzzar/…/familytreef Anima - The Rain Dance: freemusicarchive.org/music/Anima/Co…theraindance Podington Bear - Florescence: freemusicarchive.org/music/Podingto…t/Fluorescence Blue Dot Sessions - The Answer: freemusicarchive.org/music/BlueDot…ile/The_Answer

Faith, Hope, and Love pt. 1

Faith, Hope, and Love pt. 1

June 22, 2016

This episode is the first of a two-part special on Mother Mary Angelica, PCPA, founder of Eternal Word Television Network, the largest religious media in the world. For more information: http://www.ewtn.com/motherangelica/life.asp Curve Riders is a short narrative podcast of women who didn't make the history books. Produced by Pa Ying Vang and Maakwe Cumanzala, students at St. Catherine University, and the oral history project SisterStory; the series presents achievements and cultural impacts of women religious. Inspired by SisterStory's coverage "Sisters of Influence" on pinterest the podcast aims to present these stories anew with an emphasis on storytelling through writing, sound design, and music. Curve Riders series art by Garrett Tiedemann. SisterStory is the ongoing story of National Catholic Sisters Week aimed at broadening awareness of Catholic sisters through the collection of oral histories, social media outreach, and the creation of additional media content. For more information visit SisterStory.org. National Catholic Sisters Week is a celebration of the lives and legacies of Catholic sisters every year from March 8-14 in conjunction with NWHM. If you wish to participate or have events you would like to share please visit www.NationalCatholicSistersWeek.org. Music Used: Blue Dot Session - The Stasis: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/BlueDotSessions/Reptile/TheStasis Podington Bear - Florescence: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/PodingtonBear/MelodicAmbient/Fluorescence Blue Dot Session - Black Ballots: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/BlueDotSessions/UnionHall/BlackBallots Podington Bear - Turquoise: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/PodingtonBear/MelodicAmbient/Turquoise Blue Dot Session - Mobile: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/BlueDotSessions/nonegiven2132/Mobile1630 Podington Bear - Trillium: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/PodingtonBear/MelodicAmbient/Trillium Podington Bear - Sepia: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/PodingtonBear/MelodicAmbient/Sepia

Fighting for Peace

Fighting for Peace

June 8, 2016

All over the world, Catholic sisters are fighting for peace. In this episode, Maakwe talks about Sister Janet Cashman (SCL) and her work with Solidarity with South Sudan. For more info: http://globalsistersreport.org/blog/letters- south-sudan/ministry/letters-south-sudan-686 http://www.solidarityssudan.org /wau-catholic-health-institute-graduates-nurses/ http://ncronline.org/blogs /ncr-today/letters-south-sudan-3 http://www.scls.org/files/SCL-Voices- Summer2015-www.aspx Curve Riders is a short narrative podcast of women who didn't make the history books. Produced by Pa Ying Vang and Maakwe Cumanzala, students at St. Catherine University, and the oral history project SisterStory; the series presents achievements and cultural impacts of women religious. Inspired by SisterStory's coverage "Sisters of Influence" on pinterest the podcast aims to present these stories anew with an emphasis on storytelling through writing, sound design, and music. Curve Riders series art by Garrett Tiedemann. SisterStory is the ongoing story of National Catholic Sisters Week aimed at broadening awareness of Catholic sisters through the collection of oral histories, social media outreach, and the creation of additional media content. For more information visit SisterStory.org. National Catholic Sisters Week is a celebration of the lives and legacies of Catholic sisters every year from March 8-14 in conjunction with NWHM. If you wish to participate or have events you would like to share please visit www.NationalCatholicSistersWeek.org. Links to music: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/AndreaCarri/Frammenti/05-Frammenti http://freemusicarchive.org/music/BenCarey/ThePack/WaltzForT http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Umanzuki/TropicalNatureofTiaso/umanzuki- tropicalnatureof_tiaso