Spirituality unfolding Mankowski

This is the story of one man’s spiritual development from the Catholicism of his Polish immigrants through an epifany he had sniffing glue to his learning of transcendental meditation which has developed into a long-standing practice and peaceful existence.

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...

Susie Bobenrieth: Recognizing our Life of Privilege

Susie Bobenrieth on UNC Chapel Hill, Vincentian Service Corps, and High School - and how it has affected her.

Having A Chat With My One Act Director

Jill Roberts is a 29 year old mother with 2 children. Kate Heidlebaugh is a 17 year old high school student. Both of these two people grew up with different religions and beliefs. One of the major things that connects...

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.

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.

Mommish

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. Nova Lee Migliore (17) talked to her great grandma, Genowefa Mis (also called Mommish, age (88) about living conditions back when she lived in Poland and America,...

Mom’s Interview

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

Stories of hope and wisdom from my father

Interviewing my father, Dr. Timothy Fuerst, about his life as a Catholic, husband, father, friend, and Economics professor. This beautiful man died, just under 2 months later, on February 21, 2017. We miss him dearly and love him always. With...

Lessons with my adopted grandpa Steve

Steve and my grandfather we’re good friends in the Navy and later at the United States Air Force Academy. He was married to his wife, Leslie, for 53 years.

Greg Jones

Greg talked about how he grew up and what he was involved in (sports, religion,etc.). Since he grew up conservative, Greg talked about the current election, and his views on the Republican party today.

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Sean Collins and Jennifer Traeger

Sean Collins (59) talks to his friend Jennifer Traeger (52) about his mother and her memory. He discusses his mother's unexpected diagnosis with pancreatic cancer, her decision to stop treatment and her death several weeks later.

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.

I Do Believe
January 16, 2020 App Interview

Amidst Thanksgiving preparations of 2019, Linda Pfeffer speaks with her grandson, Nico Joel, while his mother talks about teriyaki chicken in the background. Linda shares about her relationship with God, Catholicism, and spirituality in general that resonates with Nico as...

Pierre Joseph and his granddaughter Paige Looney speak about his immigration from Lebanon.

Pierre and Paige discuss his family history, the move to the U.S. from Lebanon, and compare the two places and his childhood across both of them.

Allison Gallardo and her step-grandfather Rafael Jimenez talk about growing up in the Dominican Republic

In this interview, made on November 5th, 2018 in Whitehall, Pennsylvania, Allison Gallardo (15) interviews her step-mother's father, Rafael Jimenez (56). Together they talked about his childhood in the Dominican Republic; how his childhood was normal, how their school system...

My grandpa

Me and my grandpa Richard Riha talked about his life story on Monday April 23rd 2018. He told me how he lived it and what made it great and what made his life worth living is definitely the family he...

Raised Roman Catholic

An open conversation about the Catholic Church and how growing up Catholic shaped my mother’s opinion of present day scandals.

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...