Jamie Citerin and Laura McInturf

Jamie Citerin talks with her mother (64) about her life from growing up in Elkhart Indiana to family history, to being a young mother in the 1970's, from her faith to historical events that she has witnessed/experienced.

Chennai Vaasis in the OC

"Vaasis" is a Tamil word that means residents. Two long term residents of the OC and American citizens, formerly South Indian natives of the city of Chennai (Madras), discuss parental and ethnic influences, arranged marriages, and how immigrant cultures and...

Acting Justly with our God

Paulist Fr. Tim Sullivan has been a social justice-minded community type from the start. His upbringing is deeply influential on his ministry. His youth included extensive involvement in the Christian Family Movement that works to make parishes a "family of...

Grandmother opens up about her granddaughter’s involvement in the Christian faith

My Grandmother Connie told me how proud she was about me becoming confirmed in the Episcopal Church. It was the first time I realized how important her faith was to her, and although I may not make it to church...

“I wanted not to live on a pedestal”

Fr. Ken McGuire describes himself as a theological liberal who peers say still gets along well with conservatives. Father Ken says a Ph.D. in anthropology shaped him to understand how people approach situations from different mindsets and it made him...

Dan Palmer and his grandmother Nazar Awwad talk about her life.

In this interview, conducted November 24, 2017 in Albany, NY, Dan Palmer (16) interviews his bilingual (in Arabic and English) Grandmother, Nazar Awwad (73), about her life in America as well as in the Middle East. Nazar shares some of...

Aunt Cherry (sibling #12)

My Aunt Cherry is the 12th of my Grandma Classy's children. We talked for a bit about the coronavirus, the ways she is keeping up with there grandchildren and how her church has handled the transition. My favorite part of...

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Beryl Goto and Harriet Weber

Harriet Weber (65) interviews her friend Beryl Goto (75) about her journey to the United States from London, her life and time in Quincy, Washington, and her experiences as a flight attendant and hospice therapist.

Garrett Fulks and Om Sharma

[Recorded: Friday, July 21, 2023] This One Small Step mini-conversation was recorded in Charlottesville, Virginia as part of the Sorensen Institute’s summer High School Leaders Program in 2023. Garrett Fulks (17) is from Kingwood and Om Sharma (16) is from...

Johnetta Talley – Thanksgiving 2017

Johnetta (Stalder) Talley tells about growing up in rural Oklahoma during the depression, her marriage to the love of her life, Max Talley, becoming a Christian, and her legacy as matriarch of a very large family.

Religion, Sexuality, and my Mom.

This is a conversation about my mom(April Hammonds), her religious views, and having a gay son. Based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and recorded by me, Anthony Lanci, the gay son.

People of the Rio Grande Valley Border Towns: David "There is a legacy beyond social status."

People of the Rio Grande Valley Border Towns: David. David Withrow is the successful owner of the local cafe, Agrarian Coffee in McAllen, TX. David is a father and husband with a penchant for the refined culinary palette. David speaks...

Jenesi and Harrison's Interview

I interviewed my best friend Harrison, 19 years old, he is a Native American from the Cherokee tribe. I asked him questions about kind people he’s met, if he has any regrets, and he expresses his desire to follow and...

A little bit of my Armenian family

Kristine Avasapian, mother of the interviewer talks about her family heritage and culture. She gives us in debt insight on the history and traditions of Armenians and what Armenians have gone through with a personal touch.

Coach Patton

Coach Patton explains his dynamic family and challenges that have made him who he is today

Capital Punishment

This interview is over my Biology teacher’s thoughts on Capital Punishment

“It was a better use of my life.”

Father Frank DeSiano calls himself a "lifer." He entered the Paulist junior seminary as a teenager. That was more than 45 years ago. He's a noted leader in evangelization or sharing of the Catholic faith. Father Frank has been the...

Inspired by the healing ministry of Jesus Christ

"My dad was a carpenter, my mother's name is Mary and I have no illusions that I'm Jesus Christ," says Paulist Father Frank Desiderio in this interview with Jennifer Szweda Jordan conducted for The Paulist Fathers in Lake George, New...

"The Prophetic Push"

Evan Cummings, C.S.P., made his final promises to life with the Paulist Fathers in late 2018. Just before that, he spoke about how wikipedia led him to the community, how some of his most profound spiritual moments come while kneading...