Sr. Alison McCrary | Beyond the Habit

Sr. Alison McCrary | Beyond the Habit

Sr. Alison McCrary, a community lawyer in New Orleans who corresponds with inmates on death row, explains how her vows of poverty, chastity and obedience help her fully serve others in a world that values money, sex and power.

Learn more about Sr. Alison’s order, the Sisters for Christian Community: https://www.sfccinternational.org/brief-history

This video is part of Beyond the Habit, a new series focused on telling the stories of women religious in the United States of America. Beyond the Habit is a co-production of America Media and CARA, the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate. It is based on research by Patricia Wittberg and Thomas Gaunt, S.J., in “Pathways to Religious Life,” edited by Thomas Gaunt, S.J.

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