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

Podcasts by Catholic Nuns

June 3, 2021

Catholic sisters and nuns are podcasting! Check out the variety of religious communities and sisterly voices! 

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Inspiring lives and influencing behaviors

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I couldn’t help but think about how Sisters and Nuns are that kind of goodness! We never know how deeply we’ve touched a life or influenced behaviors. Sisters and Nuns commit to lives of service, prayer, and blessing, and give this super power to those we meet.

Inspiring lives and influencing behaviors

IGF045 In Good Faith with Sister Joan Brown, Executive Director of New Mexico Interfaith Power and Light

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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.

In Good Faith with Sister Joan Brown, OSF

IGF044 In Good Faith with Sister Donna Liette, Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation

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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 Donna Liette, Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation