My dad’s childhood – Wachusett 2017

My dad tells the story of growing up in Newbedford, Massachusetts. He tells of his parents, siblings and neighborhood friends. Reflects on highschool and music he listened to as a teenager in the 80's.

Overcoming Stereotypes

An interview with my cousin's wife about her upbringing and religious beliefs.

Great Uncle Joe, 90 and Full of Life

My Great Uncle Joe: "I've had a gorgeous life." After the interview, he kept going. Looking at a 60" TV, he said the first TV he bought his father-in-law was a console with a 7" screen that received a single...

Remembering Grampie with Angie Evans.

Having recently lost her Grampie, Angie shared about her love and affection for this major influence in her life.

Common Ground Tacony Oral History Project: Keith Tomaselli

Fishtown Beer Runner and native Philadelphian, Keith Tomaselli inspires us with stories of the inception of the beer runner community that has started in Philadelphia and has grown into a small but important charitable organization across the world. Keith tells...

An evangelist “reaching the unreached”

Paulist Fr. Kenneth "Ken" Boyack is vice president of the Paulist Evangelization Ministries, which has the tagline, "Reaching the Unreached in Faith." In this interview, he describes that work as well as intimate pivotal moments of his faith journey--including an...

“What we have in common.”

Fr. Ron Roberson is associate director of the Secretariat for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. He staffs dialogues on the national level with the Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, Polish National Catholic and Episcopal Churches....

My Uncle Tim and I talk about his childhood, how he lost his parents, and how he met his wife.

We talked about how he got into playing guitar, where he was when president Kennedy died, our favorite memories together, how he fell in love with my aunt, and how horrible it was when his parents passed away.

Not Finished Yet – Paulist Fr. Joe Ciccone

Paulist Fr. Joe Ciccone is vice rector of St. Patrick's Catholic American Parish in Rome, Italy. The parish serves Americans and other English-speaking Catholics in the Eternal City. In this interview with Emanuele Sesta, Fr. Joe reflects on his vocation...

Marlo Faulkner and Bob Smee
October 20, 2022 App Interview

Marlo Faulkner, 80 years old and Bob, 75 years old meet for the first time and talk about their ancestry, politics, and serving their community

The Great Thanksgiving Listen Coming to the US and Traditions.

Jose Morales (42) talks about his experience about coming to the United States in 1990 from Guanajuato Mexico. He tells his story about crossing the border, and his journey to the orange fields in Florida. Jose mentions some religious traditions...

Brother Fred Cabras and his sister, Anna Licavoli.

Father Fred Cabras is interviewed by his sister, Anna, the day after he is ordained a Capuchin Franciscan priest.

Life Story interview with Brenda VanWeezel and her son, Thomas VanWeezel

A writing contest was held for the 5th grade class at All Saints Academy in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Out of 24 students, Thomas won the contest and received $500 towards his elementary tuition by the contest sponsor, Heritage Life Story...

Overcoming Stereotypes (pt 2)

Interview with my cousin’s wife about her religious background

“There’s a force that’s with me…”

On the occasion of Fr. James "Jim" Haley's 50th anniversary of becoming a priest with The Paulist Fathers, we learned about his life in the community. “Looking back, I wouldn't change it for anything. I mean, how can a shy...