Episodes

Season One 

AMA Episode: Your Questions Answered by Dominican Sisters

November 25, 2021

Episode Fifteen This is the first-ever “Ask me Anything” edition of F.L.O.W.cast. We’ll answer questions from our listeners. Answering your questions today are Sisters Judith Anne Haase, Margaret Schreiber, and Rose Miriam Schulte. And, because this episode airs on Thanksgiving Day, the sisters will also share what they are grateful for. Sister or Nun? Get …

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Our Common Home: A Discussion on the Laudato Si’ Action Platform

November 18, 2021

Episode Fourteen For decades the Dominican Sisters of Springfield have understood, preached, taught and begun to adapt their lives in response to the ecological crisis facing Earth. Now they and hundreds of other congregations of Catholic Sisters around the globe are responding to the cry of Earth and the cry of the poor by joining …

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The Gift of the Land: A Roundtable with the Dominican Sisters at Jubilee Farm

November 11, 2021

Episode Thirteen Have ever wondered what Catholic sisters might do when presented with 164 acres of land, a few llamas and alpacas, and some chickens? Well, you are about to find out. You’re invited to meet Sisters Rose Marie Riley, Sharon Zayac, Anita Cleary and Suzanne Donner, who converse about what it means to have …

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Sacred Heart Chapel Tour

November 4, 2021

Episode Twelve Take this tour via your computer, phone, or tablet from the comfort of your home. Below the podcast and accompanying video is a comprehensive tour booklet and map you may download for free. Sit back and enjoy! Additional Tour Resources Read A Sacred Space in Conversation with the World on our website. Video …

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The Triduum of Saints: Halloween and the Feasts that Follow

October 28, 2021
Episode 11: The Triduum of Saints: Halloween and the Feasts that Follow

Episode Eleven Sister Barbara Blesse and Sister Beth Murphy reminisce with host Jeremiah Washington about Halloween and share insights about the holiday’s connection to the Catholic holy days that follow, All Saints Day and All Soul’s Day. A poem Sister Barbara shared this poem, which comforted her at the time of her father’s death. I …

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Growing Strong in Faith: The Interfaith Experience in Parochial Schools

October 21, 2021
Growing Strong in Faith: The Interfaith Experience in Parochial Schools

Episode Ten When Bill and Rebecca Steele first married, they agreed to raise their children in an interfaith home. They determined to raise their girls in their mother’s Lutheran tradition and the boys in their father’s Catholic faith. In this episode we hear from their daughter, F.L.O.W.cast team member Veronica Brown, as she reflects on …

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Faith, Heritage, and the Future: Sister M. Alberta Lawless & Sister Denise Glazik

October 14, 2021
Faith, Heritage, and the Future: Sister M. Alberta Lawless & Sister Denise Glazik

Episode Nine A glimpse into the growth of Dominican ministry on the Illinois prairie in this wide-ranging conversation between Sister Denise Glazik and Sister M. Alberta Lawless about history, community, and the future of religious life. Show Notes.. coming soon. Follow us on social media for exclusive content! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/flowcastpodcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/flowcastlisten Twitter: https://twitter.com/flowcastlisten YouTube: …

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Feast of the Holy Rosary with Sisters Beth Murphy and Jean Patrick Ehrhardt

October 6, 2021

Episode Eight On the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, we hear from Sister Jean Patrick Ehrhardt about her rosary-making career, talk about the role of Dominicans in popularizing the rosary, and discuss the multi-faceted history of praying with beads. Sister Jean Patrick Ehrhardt, OP and Sister Beth Murphy, OP have a great conversation …

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Inside Edition: A conversation with F.L.O.W.cast team members Aaron Tebrinke and Jeremiah Washington

September 30, 2021

Episode Seven F.L.O.W.cast engineer Aaron Tebrinke and host Jeremiah Washington talk about working at Sacred Heart Convent, living in a time of pandemic, and their unique perspective on the sisters’ life and ministry. Takeaways A positive work environment makes a big difference in quality of life The sisters’ generous spirits impressed Jeremiah Adult mentors are …

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The Spiritual Energy of Sister Mary Emmeric

September 23, 2021
Episode Six: The Spiritual Energy of Sister Mary Emmeric

Episode Six Host Jeremiah Washington learns the origins of Sister Mary Emmeric’s name, her parents’ reaction to her choice of religious life, and how her experience of God has changed in 60 years of religious life. Takeaways Living in community is a help for personal, spiritual, and professional growth When you respond to God’s love, …

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