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In her oral history, Sr. Diane Jamison describes how her mother and seventh grade teacher shaped her character and guided her decision to become a Sister of Saint Francis. A math and religious teacher, a director of religious education, and a director of Christian formation, Sr. Jamison underscores her belief in the importance of “justice for all students regardless of economic ability.” She also reports on the many unique ways she taught the sacraments to her students, her “exodus experiences” living and thriving far away from home, and the numerous ways she worked to “deepen her relationship of God, with God’s people.” She recalls the time she gave the commencement address after obtaining a degree in Franciscan Studies from Saint Bonaventure University and her position as the Director of Ongoing Formation at Marian University. With honesty and sincerity, Sr. Jamison describes how she strove to embrace constancy and change in her life, including a diagnosis of cancer, and the ideal of a “living discernment with God as the constant.”

Date

9-29-2015

Interviewee

Sr. Diane Jamison

Interviewer

Mary Ellen Lennon

Format

mp3 audio

Duration

1:22:23

Location

Oldenburg, Indiana

Keywords

Bishop Gumbleton; Father Sciarra; Saint Bonaventure University; sacraments; cancer survivor.

Disciplines

Catholic Studies | Oral History | United States History | Women's History

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Copyright 2018 Marian University (Indianapolis, Indiana). Users of this material are kindly requested to appropriate credit to Marian University in compliance with copyright and intellectual property law. Under Title 17, U.S. Code, this material may be protected by United States Copyright Law governing the reproduction, distribution, display or other uses of protected works.

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