IGF047 In Good Faith - Sister Sharlet Wagner, Newcomer Network at Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Washington

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Sister Maxine talks with Sister Sharlet, an immigration lawyer and executive director of the Newcomer Network, an innovative program that provides immigration legal services and connects people with other essentials such as food, health care, and employment. The Network is part of Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C.

01:48   Providence, travel, and Sister Sharlet's call to become a Catholic sister.

08:08  Discerning a call to the Sisters of the Holy Cross and to ministry as an immigration lawyer.

11:15  Ministry at the Central American Resource Center in Los Angeles, California, and Holy Cross Ministries, in Utah. 

14:36  Stories of spirit and resilience from immigrants and asylum seekers.

21:19  Helping immigrants navigate social services.

27:16  Facts vs. fiction about immigrants and immigration.

36:24  Taking a faith-based approach to immigration.

39:32  Politics, policies, and what happens when there's a change in administration in the White House.

44:30  Recommended resources about immigration: 

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In Good Faith - Sister Sharlet Wagner, Newcomer Network at Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Washington

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In this Random Nun Clip, Sister Rita describes her students’ reactions after visiting asylum seekers in an Australian detention center. Hear the full In Good Faith episode IGF038 at aNunsLife.org. Sister Maxine with guest Sister Rita Malavisi, RSJ.

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In this Random Nun Clip, Sister Rita talks about the Asylum Seeker Resource Center in Australia, where she has served as a volunteer for 17 years. Hear the full In Good Faith episode IGF038 at aNunsLife.org. Sister Maxine with guest Sister Rita Malavisi, RSJ.

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