"...a glorious tribute to these brave women"
"...pure celebration and gratitude"
Featuring Maureen Orth, Sr. Helen Prejean, James Martin, S.J., Cokie Roberts,
Thank You, Sisters tells the true stories of Sisters and the people
they have influenced, showing the effect women religious have
had not only on the U.S. Catholic Church, but on the nation as a whole,
in areas such as health care, education, social justice, and pastoral ministry.
In addition to celebrity contributions and stories of luminaries such
as Helen Prejean, Joan Chittister, Dorothy Stang, and Thea Bowman,
you'll read about Sisters who:
- minister to gang members and violent offenders
- provide basic health services in Appalachia
- inspire the film Band of Sisters
- preach with power and conviction
- blaze new paths in social justice
JOHN FEISTER is editor-in-chief of St. Anthony Messenger magazine
and other periodicals at Franciscan Media. He is coauthor, with Charlene
Smith, F.S.P.A., of the Christopher-Award-winning book Thea's Song: The
Life of Thea Bowman.
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