Storytelling is such a huge part of many cultures and has been used to teach lessons for centuries. Wakanyi Hoffman knows the power of a story and is using her stories to make an impact on the world. Through her African Folktale Project, Wakanyi is shedding light on the current state of our environment all over the world in hopes to bring attention to the issues around which the Sustainable Development Goals are based. Listen to how her idea came to life on this week's episode!
S5 E2: Learning through Storytelling
In the Company of Wakanyi Hoffman
October 11, 2022
S6 E1: Teachings of Our Founders
September 26, 2023
As we prepare to celebrate the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul, Sister Liz Sjoberg, DC, sits down with our very own Sister Marie Poole, DC. As the translator of many volumes of their writings, conferences, and letters, Sister Marie is an expert in St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac. Sister Marie tells us how she got started translating these important documents and how some of the lessons our founders shared in the 17th century can still be applied today.
S5 E22: Accompaniment as Formation
July 18, 2023
Today, we're getting to interview one of our favorite cohosts, Sister Elizabeth Greim, DC! Sister Elizabeth recently attended the Seminarium at our Motherhouse in Paris, where she was in the company of Daughters of Charity from all around the world who work with young Sisters (and Sisters-to-be) in formation. Sister Elizabeth shares some of the insightful bits of information she learned from the experience, including the importance of accompanying those in formation.
S5 E21: Preserving our History
July 4, 2023
Our lives and our history tells the story of the Company of the Daughters of Charity as a whole. It's important to preserve as much of that as we can. This is what Scott Keefer does in the Provincial Archives. Located in Emmitsburg, the archives holds so much history of the Daughters in the US. Scott joins the podcast today to tell us what is important to save, why it's important, and what is the most significant items in the collection.