National Catholic Sisters Week
About National Catholic Sisters Week and SisterStory:
National Catholic Sisters Week is a three-year national program supported by a $3.3 million grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and intended to heighten awareness of the lives and contributions of Catholic sisters among young women. National Catholic Sisters Week will be held every year from March 8-14 in conjunction with National Women History’s Month. For more information on how to get involved, visit www.sisterstory.org and www.nationalcatholicsistersweek.org and find National Catholic Sisters Week on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.
As part of National Women’s History Month, the inaugural National Catholic Sisters Week made its debut March 8-14, drawing more than 50 pairs of Catholic sisters and college students across the country to St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minn., and engaging hundreds more online, shining a national spotlight on Catholic sisters and raising awareness of their profound influence on young women.
The National Catholic Sisters Week initiative is supported by a three-year, $3.3 million grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation awarded to St. Catherine University in late 2013. Led by Soher and Co-Executive Director Molly Hazelton, the initiative is housed at a robust digital hub, SisterStory.org. Its ongoing programs including an ambitious oral history project that will pair more than 100 college women across the nation with Catholic sisters to conduct in-depth one-on-one interviews to capture their vocation stories via videos, photographs and blog posts.
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