39 episodes

The School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) have supported education and enrichment since its founding in 1833. To continue the tradition of education and enrichment, SSND Central Pacific Province has created a podcast, Called to Action, where we feature sisters, staff, SSND ministry leaders and prominent women in our communities who are leading efforts to change the world within five focus areas: Care of Creation, Immigration and Refugees, Human Trafficking, Gospel Peace and Nonviolence and Racial Justice. A new episode is released every other week!

Called to Action: A School Sisters of Notre Dame Central Pacific Podcast SSNDCP

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The School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) have supported education and enrichment since its founding in 1833. To continue the tradition of education and enrichment, SSND Central Pacific Province has created a podcast, Called to Action, where we feature sisters, staff, SSND ministry leaders and prominent women in our communities who are leading efforts to change the world within five focus areas: Care of Creation, Immigration and Refugees, Human Trafficking, Gospel Peace and Nonviolence and Racial Justice. A new episode is released every other week!

    Learning about Segregation and Generational Poverty

    Learning about Segregation and Generational Poverty

    In Episode 7:  Learning about Segregation and Generational Poverty we welcome Sister Vicki Jean Chambers who discusses why there is still segregation in cities across the United States and why generational poverty is part of the systemic racism present in the country. We hope you get some helpful facts from this episode as we educate ourselves on segregation and generational poverty.

    • 24 min
    Understanding White Privilege and White Supremacy

    Understanding White Privilege and White Supremacy

    In Episode 6:  Understanding White Privilege and White Supremacy we welcome associate Judy Gregor who shares her experience as a SSND Associate and what she has learned as a member of the Racial Justice Committee. We hope you enjoy this episode as we explore understanding white privilege and white supremacy.

    • 18 min
    Preserving the History of Indigenous People

    Preserving the History of Indigenous People

    In Episode 5: Preserving the History of Indigenous People we welcome Sister Connie Schmidt who shares her experience working in ministry for 21 years on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation located in South Dakota. We hope you enjoy this episode as we explore the importance of honoring the history of indigenous people. 

    • 24 min
    Understanding White Privilege, White Fragility; and Microaggression

    Understanding White Privilege, White Fragility; and Microaggression

    In Episode 4: Understanding White Privilege, White Fragility; and Mircoagression we welcome Sister Rose Mercurio to help us define these terms, be aware of them, and address them to enact change. We hope you enjoy this episode and that you listen to each episode, available every other Wednesday!

    • 22 min
    Learning Our Common History

    Learning Our Common History

    In Episode 3: Learning Our Common History we welcome Sister Addie Lorraine Walker to help us dive into our common history and how banning books affects the narrative of American History. We hope you enjoy this episode and that you listen to each episode, available every other Wednesday!

    • 22 min
    Catholic Social Teaching on Racism

    Catholic Social Teaching on Racism

    In Episode 2: Catholic Social Teaching on Racial Justice we welcome Sister Janise Berberich to help us explain Catholic social teaching around racism. She offers a great perspective from her 35 years of teaching at Notre Dame High School, St. Louis. We hope you enjoy this episode and that you listen to each episode, available every other Wednesday!

    • 25 min

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