Sister Pat has ministered for over 20 years in small towns around Selma, Alabama, in some of the most impoverished areas of our nation. She talks with Sister Maxine about her ministry in Alabama, her perspectives on poverty, and her hopes for the future.
2:00. Faith, farming, and family life: growing up in rural New York.
3:00. Seeds of a vocation to religious life with the Sisters of St. Joseph, Rochester, New York.
8:00. Called to ministry in Pine Apple, Alabama.
12:17. Food insecurity in midst of agricultural Black Belt region.
15:35. Edmundite Missions and Catholic Social Ministries
20:15. SSJ sisters in Selma and the civil rights marches in 1965; meeting Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Rep. John Lewis.
25:44. Rural Program, led by Sister Pat: bringing Catholic sisters and associates to the Selma area to encourage ministry in underserved rural areas.
31:15. Myths about poverty and about people who are poor.
36:20. Signs of hope and change.
37:45. Ideas for how to get involved in service to rural communities.
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