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Jun 5, 2020

Sister Maxine with Sister Kathy Sherman, who sings excerpts from her songs during the podcast.

  • A song of healing at the time of the coronavirus pandemic: “All You Need to Know”
  • Sister Kathy’s musical extended family, including a staff writer for Irving Berlin and a concert pianist
  • Called to the vocation of music and to religious life as a CSJ sister
  • “Unity” as a central part of the CSJ mission and a major theme in Sister Kathy’s music
  • Music as a voice of social justice
  • Singing in church…or not
  • Songs for children at the U.S.-Mexico border: “Everyone Needs a Place to Call Home”
  • When music takes on unintended meanings from listeners
  • Sister Kathy, originally from the South Side of Chicago, talks about situations of violence in local neighborhoods
  • Music as a way to be with people at profound moments of their lives
  • Singing compassion into the world with the Circle of Song choir
  • The arts as a way to bring about social change
  • Helping to connect people with the God who unites us all
  • Sister Kathy envisions her musical legacy

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