How a Nun Found God and Healing in the Rainforest
January 11, 2017•56 min
Aired Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 2:00 PM ET
Today’s Stars are Sister Judy Bisignano and Sandra Morse
Sister Judy Bisignano, a Dominican nun, is the coauthor of Sister Jaguar’s Journey, her book and DVD about how participation in the sacred rituals of the Achuar people helped in her transformation from self-rejection to self-forgiveness.
About the Guests Sister Judy Bisignano and Sandra Morse
Sister Judy Bisignano, a Dominican nun, is a fierce educator, and in so many ways a rebel. SISTER JAGUAR’S JOURNEY (both the film and the book) tells the story of her difficult childhood, and her attempt to avoid family life, marriage and motherhood by entering the convent, where she was met with an even more abusive situation. Ever the survivor, she worked with children and founded two alternative schools. Yet when the school she started for the Mexican-American community was closed, she was forced to confront the devastating affects of her lifelong anger. Sandra Morse, her friend and men