Weston’s Wisdom

Weston (27) recalls some of his favorite memories and ponders how he would like to be remembered.

What it’s like to be a Muslim.

This interview was recorded in Flushing Michigan on December 6th, 2020. I interviewed with Hana, my mother. In this interview we talked about what it means to be a practicing Muslim. We also talked about the daily challenges that a...

Joy

I weave my life into the greater story of 1934 to the present, the Great Depression, rural America, the child games we played, while man I would marry fire bombed Tokyo,the second world war, repression of the 1950s,west coast jitters...

Michelle Amoah and her mom Monica Amoah discuss growing up in Ghana, West Africa

In this interview, conducted on November 26, 2017 in Arlington, Texas, Michelle Amoah (16) interviews her mother Monica Amoah (47) about living in Ghana, a country in West Africa. Ms.Amoah shares stories about her childhood including living with her sister...

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Prayer for religion project

Nick Van Zandt interview with his Grandma Bonnie Mills

I interviewed my grandmother who lives in Pennsylvania. She worked as a developmental specialist with special needs babies and toddlers. She gave some life lesson regarding religion and wanting to be remembered as a honest and giving person. I learned...

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Juwayne Brooks and Tish Leon

Friends Juwayne Brooks (61) and Tish Leon (32) talk about their shared experience of being mothers to sons with autism and generate ideas for change within schools and society for people on the spectrum.

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....

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

I found out in this interview that my dad has many personal strengths and assets but one of them that stood out to me was “gratitude”. My dad is thankful for the things that has happen in his life. I’m...

Conversation with a Cancer Survivor

This conversation discusses the impact of faith and prayer on a cancer diagnosis.

“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...

The power of prayer

We spoke about the power of prayer and why it’s needed in our youth today.

Seth Hakes interviews his grandmother, Joyce Rowe, about how life was like back then in Clintonville, Wisconsin.

In this interview, conducted in November 2019 in Greenbay, Wisconsin, Seth Hakes (17) interviews his grandmother, Joyce Rowe (78), about her childhood in Clintonville, Wisconsin. Mrs. Rowe reminisces of her times growing up on the farm and of her younger...

Ernesto Morga & Bryson Beltran

Bryson Beltran interviews his grandpa, Ernesto Morga on December 31, 2017

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...

Fiery Furnace

Brooke Tyler shares an impactful event that occurred on a family hike.

Art brings People Together – Paulist Fr. Frank Sabatté

In this interview with Emanuele Sesta, Paulist Fr. Frank Sabatté discusses his life, vocation story and ministry. Fr. Frank is currently the Artist-In-Residence for the Paulist Fathers in New York City and the Director of “Openings”, an artist collective. He...

Grandma first interview
December 30, 2020 App Interview

Not finished. My grandma was very emotional when she was talking about her parents praying for her when she was very sick at the age the 7.

Covid-19 on the Individual

We explored the effects of this situation on each of us individually and then touched on how we can make a difference in this.

“I really loved the preaching…I just kept coming back.”

Once, when Father Matt Berrios was a teen, he missed joining his family for Mass. He looked up an alternative and ended up at the Catholic Information Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It's run by the Paulist Fathers. It was...