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April 26, 2019, Adrian, Michigan – Since 2000, Sister Nancy Murray, OP, has offered more than 800 one-woman performances of the great Dominican mystic, St. Catherine of Siena. This national and international ministry has tapped into Sister Nancy’s natural gift as an actress and her desire to preach the love of God through art.
Sister Nancy’s new website offers a great deal of background information on both Sister Nancy and on St. Catherine of Siena, as well as a list of her most recent and upcoming shows. Sister Nancy’s busy schedule this year takes her from Dominican audiences at the Adrian Dominican Motherhouse, the Dominican High Schools Preaching Conference, the Dominican Colleges Preaching Conference and Dominican Volunteers to the national venues of Catholic Charities in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and the St. Catherine of Siena Cathedral in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Sister Nancy is also available to perform a one-woman show as Sister Dorothy Stang, SNDdeN, a Sister of Notre Dame de Namur who was murdered in 2005 after devoting her life to defending the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil and the rights of the people in the forest.
April 4, 2016, Frankfort, Illinois – Sister Nancy Murray, OP, helped the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart to celebrate their 150th anniversary with her one-woman portrayal of Sister Dorothy Stang. She has portrayed Sister Dorothy, a Sister of Notre Dame de Namur, nearly 50 times, bringing to life the woman’s dedication to the people of the Amazon and to Earth and her resulting martyrdom. Ginger Brashinger of the Daily Southtown – publication of the Chicago Tribune – writes of the evolution of Sister Nancy’s portrayal of Sister Dorothy. Read her full article.