In the Company of Charity

S4 E17: Elizabeth Ann Seton Through Our Eyes

May 10, 2022

In part two of our conversation with Sister Betty Ann McNeil, she continues to dive into who St. Elizabeth Ann Seton was and some lessons we can learn from her.

S4 E16: From Betsy Bayley to Mother Seton; Who Was St. Elizabeth Ann Seton?

April 26, 2022

A lot of us know St. Elizabeth Ann Seton as the first American-born saint or the Foundress of the Sisters of Charity of St. Joseph's. But few of us know Mother Seton as intimately as Sister Betty Ann McNeil. In this episode, Sister Betty Ann gives us some insight into who Mother Seton was and how she lived her life.

S4 E15: Living our Ordinary Holiness

April 12, 2022

Host Sister Liz Sjoberg, D.C., catches up with friend and season 1 guest, Lauren Scharmer on this week's episode. The pair discuss the Lenten season, Lauren's new job and how she finds God in her work, and simply living in ordinary holiness.

S4 E14: Paris, Rome, and In Between

March 29, 2022

Sister Ann Mary Doughtery joins us on the podcast this week to tell us stories from her time as a Daughter of Charity. Beginning in Emmitsburg, Sister Ann Mary has worked in Utica, Cameroon, Paris, and now is at the Vincentian Curia in Rome! She is not short of stories to tell!

S4 E13: Housing the Homeless

March 15, 2022

In 2018, the Fuego volcano erupted in Guatemala, impacting the lives of thousands of residents. Some lost their belongings, their homes, their families, or even their lives. Daughters of Charity in the Province of Central America took action in the form of the Welcome Home project. They have successfully built more than 30 homes to house some of the families impacted by the eruption. Listen to this episode with Sister Francely Perez, D.C., to learn more!

S4 E12: Start Lent off Right

March 1, 2022

Our cohosts are back with another cohost chat! This episode, we're talking about ministries, Lent, and ideas for Lenten promises. And, don't forget to give us a call! We might feature you on an upcoming episode.

S4 E11: Working on Both Sides of the Border

February 15, 2022

In today's episode, we're joined by Father Louie Hotop, SJ, and Father Brian Strassburger, SJ, two recently ordained Jesuit priests working on the border in Brownsville, Texas. The pair discuss their unique experiences that led them to Brownsville and their plentiful ministries on both sides of the border, including hosting the Jesuit Border Podcast.

S4 E10: Sister Miriam James Heidland

February 1, 2022

In today's episode, Sister Liz sits down with Sister Miriam James Heidland, a former Division I athlete who had a radical conversion and joined the Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity (SOLT) in 1998. Her story has been featured on EWTN’s The Journey Home, SEEK Conferences, Steubenville Conferences and other outlets. Sister Miriam holds a Master’s degree in Theology from the Augustine Institute and speaks extensively on the topics of conversion, authentic love, forgiveness and healing. She is also affiliated with the John Paul II Healing Center in leading healing retreats for priests and religious sisters across the nation. Sister Miriam’s podcast, Abiding Together, can be found on iTunes. Her books, Restore: A Guided Lent Journal and Loved As I Am can be found on Amazon. She tweets at @onegroovynun

S4 E9: Nicholas Black Elk's Journey to Sainthood

January 18, 2022

Nicholas Black Elk was a Native American who converted to Catholicism. Now, he is on the road to sainthood. In this episode, Sister Elizabeth sits down with Deacon Bill to discuss his life and his importance to Americans.

S4 E8: Learning About St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

January 4, 2022

Who was St. Elizabeth Ann Seton? Many people know her as the first American-born saint. But she was much more than that. Lisa, an employee at the Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg, Maryland, has done extensive research on her life and shares some of it with us today.

S4 E7: How Are We Preparing for Christmas?

December 21, 2021

The Christmas season can be such a joyful time. How are our cohosts preparing for Jesus' birth? They tell us all about it in today's episode.

S4 E6: Vocations in Albania

December 7, 2021

Today's guest, Sister Dafina Grabanica, D.C., is not a newcomer to the podcast after joining us in season one to talk about her vocation story. This time, Sister Dafina sits down with Sister Liz to chat about the current situation in Albania, her ministry there, and more!

S4 E5: How Did Joseph Pray?

November 23, 2021

In the second part of our conversations about St. Joseph, Father Pat Griffin, CM, dives into how Joseph would have prayed. We go into details on the Psalms, what they could have meant to Joseph, and how that can impact us and our prayer lives.

S4 E4: Who was Joseph?

November 9, 2021

We know a lot about Mary and Jesus, but what about the third member of the Holy Family: Joseph. As declared by Pope Francis, we are in the Year of Joseph. During this year, Father Patrick Griffin has spent an abundance of time reading, researching, and learning about St. Joseph. In today's podcast, he shares his findings with us.

S4 E3: Finding a Home at Hotel Dieu and a Passion at Meals on Wheels

October 26, 2021

Hotel Dieu and Meals on Wheels are two works of the Daughters of Charity, Province of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. Today’s guest, Shirley, happens to have firsthand experience with both! Listen, as she explains the joys she has experienced in her life, including working in the home of Actor Jimmy Stewart after the death of his wife, the difficulty in finding good senior housing, the great service of Meals on Wheels, helping those who are less fortunate, and getting to know the Daughters of Charity.