Catholicism and Creativity—A Lifelong Story

A story about growing up in a Catholic household, living 18 lives, and managing to be creative in a house full of 50 women.

Harvest Already There – Paulist Fr. Bernard Campbell

In this conversation with Emanuele Sesta, Paulist Fr. Bernard Campbell discusses his life and ministry as an American priest in Italy. At the time of this interview in 2018, Fr. Bernie was the vice rector of St. Patrick’s Catholic American...

My Mom’s suicide when I was 8.

Helen Kay Campbell talks about how her mother’s suicide when she was 8 effected her family.

In the Garden – Paulist Fr. Ted Vierra

In this interview with Emanuele Sesta, Paulist Fr. Ted Vierra discusses his life, vocation story and ministry. Paulist Fr. Ted Vierra, age 89, has been a priest for 59 years. He lives at the Paulist rectory next to St. Paul...

“The hardest person to come out to was myself” Siobhan and Erin interview Anne and Mary

Anne and Mary have been married 30 years. Their niece Siobhan and her wife Erin interview them about their journey coming out to themselves and their families and building their lives together.

Living History Project – New Immigrants: Piotr Jankowski

My mother, Kasia Jankowski, immigrated to the United States from Poland in order to discover better economic opportunities which she elaborates on in this interview.

Journeying Together – Paulist Fr. Jerry Tully

In 2019, Paulist Fr. Gerard “Jerry” Tully is celebrating the 25th anniversary of his ordination as a priest on May 14, 1994. Fr. Jerry, a Bronx native, serves as associate pastor of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Community in Los...

Mom’s Interview

I talked to my mom about her influences as a child and experiences in adolescence.

Gissell Flores and her aunt Gabriela Pinedo talk about life lessons.

In this interview, Gissell Flores and her aunt, Gabriela Pinedo, talk about some of the lessons life has taught them. Her aunt shares a profound religious experience she had with her younger child, Jacob. She gives teenagers an advice that...

Life From Pampanga, Philippines to Orange, California

In this interview, conducted on April 20, 2019 in Orange, California, Mya Naguit (19) interviews her father, Manny Naguit (59) about the duration of his life from Pampanga, Philippines to Orange, California. Mr. Naguit shares insights into his memories as...

Spirituality Musings: Interview with Mark Bertrand

Coffee shop interview with Mark Bertrand. Easily distracted by dogs passing by. Enjoy our college spirituality musings of a pastor in training interviewing a coworker-turned great friend. Mark grew up in the Catholic Church and now has a very interesting...

Religion Interview

We discussed how religion meant to him and his family. We touched upon how he goes throughout his day and life with this religious thoughts and beliefs. We touched upon the holidays he liked, and how it impacted him.

Sonya and religious holidays

Religious holidays, 3 young historians talk about changing ideas of catholic holidays

Flora, my mom and muse

Daughter April Cantor interviews her mom, Flora Cantor about her experience as a child growing up in the Phillippines and her experience as an immigrant coming to the US and her career as a nurse in VA.

The Church and My Filipino Mom

We talked about my mom’s experiences with the Catholic Church from when she was a little girl in the Philippines to now as a grandmother in the United States.

How God Saved Me – Paulist Fr. Mark-David Janus

In this interview with Emanuele Sesta, Paulist Fr. Mark-David Janus discusses his life, vocation story and ministry. With a background in psychology, Fr. Mark-David has served as president and publisher of Paulist Press since 2010. To see a short video...

From Park Ranger to Priesthood: Paulist Fr. Gilbert Martinez

In this interview with Emanuele Sesta, Paulist Fr. Gilbert Martinez discusses his life, vocation story and ministry. At the time of this interview, Fr. Gil was the pastor of the Church of St. Paul the Apostle in New York City....

Dona Austin

We discussed how my grandmothers childhood and experiences in her life have influenced her role as a very selfless person overall. She’s been a care taker as a nun, teacher, mother, wife, and volunteer in many programs.

Thanksgiving Listen MR-WCC

A grandmother, her son and her grandson speak about her early life, living in Quito, Ecuador in the early 1940’s.

Listening to the life of my Mother

Hearing about Detroit from the 50s through the 70s from a woman who grew up on Saint Mary’s Avenue in Detroit and how things have changed since then. She also gives us a glimpse into her own personal life and...