Q & A

Q & A with Sr. Mary Dorothea Sondgeroth, award-winner for decades of health care work

In June, Domincan Sr. Mary Dorothea Sondgeroth received a Catholic Health Association Lifetime Achievement Award for her 35 years of service in Jackson, Mississippi. Coming to the state in 1963, she  spent 17 years as president of St. Dominic Health Services, retiring in 2011 and becoming the associate executive director of the St. Dominic Health Services Foundation. 

Q & A with Sr. Patricia McCormick, preaching peace for 50 years

Eighty-one-year-old Loretto Sr. Patricia McCormick likes to call herself a "farm kid from Illinois," but she's spent the last half-century preaching peace in Central America and, now, Denver. McCormick spoke with Global Sisters Report about nuclear disarmament, being pen pals with Jesuit Fr. Dan Berrigan, and the young activists of Black Lives Matter.

Q & A with Sr. Redempta Kabahweza, giving psychosocial support to abused children

Global Sisters Report spoke with Sr. Redempta Kabahweza. As a counselor to children who have survived sexual violence, she hears the children's tales of suffering. She shared how she deals with these traumatic experiences, and how she finds the inner strength to continue fighting for justice.

Q & A with Sr. Lucy Thorson, celebrating positive developments in Jewish-Christian relations

Sr. Lucy Thorson joined Sisters of Our Lady of Sion when she was 19 after she finished high school. She saw the congregation as an opportunity to get out into the world, and its base in Jewish history and Jewish-Christian relations became the path she followed through her career and life.