Disciple of Christ: Education and Virtue with Sister Mary Michael
Oct21

Disciple of Christ: Education and Virtue with Sister Mary Michael

Our conversation today with Sister Mary Michael is on the beginning of Disciple of Christ: Education and Virtue. Could you just tell our listeners a little about your vocation and what you’re doing now? Sr. Mary Michael: I entered in 2002, just five years after the community was founded. I was studying occupational therapy before I entered, and I always knew that I wanted to help others in some way. I remember helping a patient...

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Let’s Pray Together: Introducing the Rosary into Your Family with Sister Mary Samuel
Oct14

Let’s Pray Together: Introducing the Rosary into Your Family with Sister Mary Samuel

Sister Mary Samuel, in the tradition of the Dominican charism and the water, has put together a wonderful book on the Rosary called Let’s Pray Together. Before we dive into that, Sister, could you tell a little bit of your own your experience working with children? I think that is what gave shape to what you were able to pull together here. For the Video Presentation of this article click here: Sr. Mary Samuel: I’ve had 30 years...

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An Inside Look at Teaching the Doctrines & Mysteries of Our Faith through the Book Echoing the Mystery. Part Two of Two. With Sr. Louis Marie
Oct07

An Inside Look at Teaching the Doctrines & Mysteries of Our Faith through the Book Echoing the Mystery. Part Two of Two. With Sr. Louis Marie

I’m very happy to have Sister Louise Marie join us again as we continue our discussion on Echoing the Mystery. We are walking through the keys to analyzing doctrine, and Sister, you were sharing your experience of teaching the postulants, who are coming in to see if this is their vocation as sisters. What you’re able to give them in this time and teach them in their formation is an in-depth understanding of the doctrines...

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An Inside Look at Teaching the Doctrines & Mysteries of Our Faith through the Book Echoing the Mystery. Part One of Two. With Sr. Louis Marie
Sep30

An Inside Look at Teaching the Doctrines & Mysteries of Our Faith through the Book Echoing the Mystery. Part One of Two. With Sr. Louis Marie

Sr. Louise Marie was one of the first ones to dive in with the large compilation of work we created called Echoing the Mystery. I think it is important to meet Sister and have her tell a little bit about herself, her background, and her vocation story. Sr. Louis Marie: I entered the community in 2007. I was studying biology with a minor in theology at the University of Notre Dame when I met the sisters. I knew right away that this was...

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Introducing Echoing the Mystery
Sep23

Introducing Echoing the Mystery

Today we have Sister Athanasius with us to begin our discussion of Echoing the Mystery, which takes a different direction than our earlier work. However, I would say that this book started even before all of the others, and it might be what got things going.  Around 12 years ago, I was studying at Franciscan University, finishing up my master’s degree, when Barbara Morgan was called by Father Scanlon to come teach at...

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