Monthly Archives: January 2017

St. Kate’s alumnae Sr. Christina Neumann OSF: The life of Sisters today, what it’s really about

Beyond the little that is portrayed to us by the media, how much do you really know about the life of religious Sisters? Many people today have very little exposure to Sisters.  I know my experience up until my early twenties was limited.  I did, however, have a little contact through my mother, who had two Benedictine Sisters as aunts and who worked as a nurse at Little Sisters of the Poor in St. Paul.  Attending St. Kate’s for college, I also had a bit of contact with Sisters who were around campus. It was actually during my college years that I discerned the gift of my own vocation to religious life.  At that time, I had a limited appreciation and knowledge of what it meant to be a Sister.  This knowledge and appreciation grew with time as I learned more about the life, especially during my formation once I entered my community of Franciscan Sisters in Hankinson, North Dakota. Continue Reading →

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St. Kate’s alumnae exhibition, Vision + Vocation, opens January 30

The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery opens its winter exhibition season featuring the work of nine alumnae of the studio art program at St. Kate’s. Using a variety of styles, media and methods, this diverse group of women carries the vision of their artistic endeavors into their professional and everyday lives. “The women featured in this show are remarkable not only for their talent as visual artists, but also for their exemplary commitment to make art beyond graduation – to pursue their creative visions and make them their vocations,” said curator Nicole Watson. “This commitment to intertwine their artistic and professional practices takes on several forms: teaching, retail, marketing, commercial design, a self-started gallery space and non-profit work.”

Vision + Vocation: St. Continue Reading →

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