An Interview with SNJM Sister Kay Burton
January 20, 2021
In this video, Sophomore Staff Writer Kimberly Egoavil interviewed Sister Kay Burton, an SNJM sister who, for over thirty years, has served the community of Jonestown, Mississippi. Burton shares the story of her calling to be a sister, the importance education has in her life, the adversities faced when starting a new school with a new community, and much more. She talks about how along with Sisters Rose Monica, Mildred Hein, Anne Skok and Teresa Shields, in 1989, the SNJM’s started the Durocher Volunteer Service Program, along with the Jonestown Family Center in 1992. Ever since its founding, it has helped to form community and cultivate academic and spiritual integrity for the youth of Jonestown. Burton shares this and more stories about her life in this interview.