Founder and president of Sisters Rising Worldwide, Sister Irene talks about the innovative program that connects Catholic sisters serving in vulnerable communities around the globe, with resources and funding to address issues such as poverty, homelessness, and hunger. Sister Irene describes the origins of Sisters Rising and the life-changing differences the ministry is helping to make around the world.
Sister Dusty is the United Nations representative for the Dominican Sisters Conference. Sister Dusty talks with Sister Maxine about her work at the UN on world issues important to Dominicans, such as homelessness, the rights of women and girls, protection of the Amazon region, and the digital divide. Sister Dusty describes how her work involves connecting with the wider Dominican Family, whose members minister on every continent in the world, working with local people directly affected by the issues.
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.
IGF047 In Good Faith - Sister Sharlet Wagner, Newcomer Network at Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Washington
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. A full transcript of this podcast is available below.
A podcast with Sister Joan Brown, OSF, is Executive Director of New Mexico Interfaith Power and Light. The organization works from the core belief that care of the natural world is integral to spiritual life and social justice. Sister Joan ministers with people of many different faith traditions for education, action, and policy advocacy around climate change and care of Earth. She is a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Rochester, Minnesota.