Rural ministry is so important -- and also largely forgotten. That's why Sister Pat Flass runs the Rural Program, which invites Sisters and associates to the rural South to understand the need... and how they could help fill it.
Sister Donna Liette talks about how gatherings of mothers bring about hope and healing to neighborhoods struggling against violence. Hear the full In Good Faith episode IGF044 at aNunsLife.org.
Sister Donna Liette is a Restorative Justice Practitioner and the Director of Women’s Programming at Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation. She lives and ministers on Chicago’s South Side, in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. Sister Donna provides safe spaces, such as the Mothers Circle, for women who have lost children to violence and incarceration to share their stories and find support, healing, and hope. The Mothers Circle is one of several programs of Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation, which serves young people, families, and community members affected by violence and incarceration.
Sister Richelle Friedman talks about insights from her vow of poverty as a Presentation sister and how they shape her public policy work. Hear the full In Good Faith episode IGF043 at aNunsLife.org.
IGF043 In Good Faith with Sister Richelle Friedman, Director of Public Policy at the Coalition on Human Needs
Sister Richelle Friedman is Director of Public Policy at the Coalition on Human Needs, in Washington, D.C. The Coalition promotes public policies that address the needs of low-income people and other vulnerable groups. It is an alliance of national organizations including civil rights, religious, labor, and professional organizations, service providers, and others concerned with the well-being of children, women, the elderly, and people with disabilities.