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Sr. Rosemary - one of the world's most influential pioneers.

July 11, 2015
Cheridan Sanders meets another hero, Sr. Rosemary Nyirumbe, Sisters of the Sacred Heart
Cheridan Sanders meets her hero, Sr. Rosemary Nyirumbe, Sisters of the Sacred Heart
It often happens that Fr. Tom Rosica will pile us all into a van and take us on a ‘road trip’, of sorts.
This time it was just a jaunt across the border into Buffalo for this year’s Catholic Press Association Convention. The Convention was an opportunity to refine and update our skills, and meet other Catholic media professionals.
Here’s a little taste of that experience:
There’s a palpable excitement at seeing fellow colleagues. We get to swap war stories, strategies, renew connections and walk away with lots of ideas and practical ways to implement them.
This year 12 of us attended the Convention, some of the S+L team members for the first time.
Personally I was stoked about the prospect of hearing from Sr. Rosemary Nyirumbe’s keynote. You may recall she obtained fame in the documentary Sewing Hope. Ok, if you haven’t watched Sewing Hope - stop everything that you’re doing and watch this trailer, right now!
Well, the best part of this year’s CPA Convention was that I got a chance to speak with her and here’s some of that interview:
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CherdianS1The Producer Diaries
Cheridan Sanders, a Producer at Salt and Light Television, reflects on her experiences as she travels the world telling Catholic’s stories.
 

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