Georgia Perry is a journalist originally from Indianapolis. She has written for regional papers throughout the western United States as well as national magazines including The Atlantic, CityLab, and Narratively. She loves writing stories about people living life on their own terms.
"A friend once told me, 'We sisters, we don't retire, we re-engage.' Now, I re-engaged as an artist and a musician. Something I always wanted to do, and here I am, in my elder years, enjoying it."
To help stop overdoses in the late '90s, Sisters of Charity planned a medically supervised injecting site for intravenous drug users. Today, their efforts have yielded about 100 sites worldwide.
Loretto Sr. Anna Koop sat down to talk with GSR about the Denver Catholic Worker house; growth, gentrification and homelessness; and how the COVID-19 pandemic affects her ministry.
Anne Goetze spent 20 years documenting her American-born aunt Helen at the cloistered monastery in Annecy, France, where the Visitation Order was founded 400 years ago. Over the last few years, Goetze has taken her photographs/paintings of the Visitation sisters on the road, visiting the 11 Visitation monasteries in the U.S. and holding exhibitions of her work so the sisters can see it.