Betty Mims

My grandma, Betty Mims, told me about her life growing up in Florida. Her family a constant and her love for servicing her community were both staples in her life.

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.

Sarah Mathes and her aunt Mary Foelster talk about growing up in Maryland and her careers along the way.

In this interview, conducted on November 26, 2017 in Annapolis, Maryland, Sarah interviews her aunt Mary Foelster about life growing up in Maryland and her career path along the way. Mary talks about life growing up for her as the...

Bonnie and the Catholic church

Bonnie was a nun in the Catholic church for 29 years during the 50s, 60s, and 70s during the height of social change and civil rights. This is her story.

“I don’t have to give up dancing…I can do this.”

Paulist Father Ed Nowak is an avid athlete. He runs, bicycles and hikes. But he’s also something of a cheerleader–of people moving forward in their faith. When Father Ed was a college student studying engineering at Penn State, it became...

Sharon Strus: Selfless Mother, Former Catholic Nun, & Polka Accordion Star. The story of a life of humble choices & great outcomes.

Sharon’s storied life starts in Michigan, shipping off to the convent at age 13, finding herself in her 20s, then marrying a Polish bus driver in her 30s, and starting a new life chapter. Gain the wisdom of a woman...