What nuns and ‘nones’ can learn from one another

Photo courtesy of Rhino Media. Milicent Johnson and Mary Trainer, R.S.M.


Our September 5 guest is Kaya Oakes, a contributing writer for America, who teaches writing at the University of California, Berkeley, and is the author of The Nones Are Alright.

We discuss her recent article "What can nuns and ‘nones’ learn from one another?"


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Tim Donovan
2 months 4 weeks ago

Re: What nuns and 'nones' can learn from one another (September 5, 2018). I'm a graduate of sixteen years of Catholic schools, and in part was,inspired by my fifth grade teacher, Sister Mary Amelia, to become a Special Education teacher. I also have long been active in pro-life and social justice efforts. I believe in reaching out to youth, people from different backgrounds, and people of different faiths (or none). However, although conversion must be voluntary, I believe the Scriptures in which Jesus taught that we must "make disciples of all nations." ( Matthew 28: 19). Although our Church leaders are often seriously imperfect, I believe that all Catholics should evangelize all people to believe in the truths of our faith.


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