Witnesses to Hope talks
Click on the links below to listen to a talk. (Or right-click on the link and choose “Save link as . . .” to save it to another device.)
“There is Life in the Desert”, 4/15/13 Sr. Dorcee shares about dryness and darkness in prayer. You can find the PowerPoint presentation here. The entire article by Fr. Iain Matthews, ”Seasons of Prayer”, may be found here.
“The Science of Faith” 2/4/13 Sr. Sarah entertains and inspires through her famous LBDs (low budget demonstrations). You can’t get it all through audio, so here are some photos:
“More Precious Than Gold” 12/3/12, Sr Ann shares about the importance of faith and how to increase it in our lives.
Sharon’s Story 10/15/12, Sharon Doran shares her life story, including her battles with cancer and her spearheading “Seeking the Truth”, a Catholic bible study in Omaha (also available online). (Sr. Ann gave her an excellent and inspiring introduction which you can find here–the quality of Sr. Ann’s recording is not as high quality as Sharon’s but still worth the listen.)
“Cardinal Van Thuan, a witness to Hope”, 2/6/12. Sr. Anne shares his story and emphasizes the importance of living in the present moment.
“You have a Father, a Homeland, and an Inheritance”, 12/5/11. Sr. Sarah speaks about the hope of heaven.
“An Uncaged Bird”, 6/6/11. Deb Mantel, a local Christian singer and songwriter, tells her unbelievable life story. As Sr. Sarah said at the end, “All I can say is Wow!” You can find out more about Deb and purchase her CDs here.
“Confession, the Sacrament of Hope”, Sr. Ann Shields, 2/7/11.
“I pray. . . and things get worse“ Sr. Ann Shields, 10/4/10.
What Sorrow is Like My Sorrow: Sr. Dorcee Clarey, 3/15/10. In this talk, Sr. Dorcee shares about the unexpected suicide of one of her younger brothers and her journey with God through the grief that followed. A handout of some of the quotes she used can be found here.
Hope: Sr. Ann Shields, 1/11/10.
“Hope”: Sr. Sarah Burdick, 11/16/09. The Scripture example of inserting definitions can be found here. Sr. Sarah did not record the song she mentions at the end of the talk because of copyright rules.