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In the latest episode of Henri Nouwen, Now & Then, S

Sister Joan sends a warm “thank you” to all who donated to the 2021 Annual Joan Chittister Fund for Prisoners Appeal.

You’re invited to join a Zoom discussion of the January Monastic Way, tomorrow, January 18, at 3 p.m. Eastern Time.

Joan Chittister’s latest column in the National Catholic Reporter deals with the issue of mercy, and what meaning it has for us today. She asks, “Is mercy a function of politics at all?

“Lenten Meditations for Your Inner Monk,” Joan Chittister’s guide for Lent 2022, will come in a different format this year—a downloadable PDF that you can print off at home, with the option of also

Don’t forget to order Joan Chittister’s new book, a collection of wise reflections on a range of timeless subjects. 

Joan Chittister with two former interns

The Joan Chittister Internship is accepting applications, now through March 20. This year’s graduate student intern will work for Benetvision, promoting feminist, contemporary spirituality.

Joan Chittister’s latest book, a year-long collection of wise reflections on a range of timeless subjects, is now available for purchase. 

“Contemplify,” a podcast that aims to explore the contemplative life through conversations with “scholars and creatives,” recently released an episode featuring Joan Chittister.

Joan Chittister continues her reflections on the Beatitudes for her NCRonline column, this one titled “Happy are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness—for they shall boil over.” 

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If you can, will you please add a prisoner to your Christmas gift list and send a donation to the 

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In both its November print and online editions, U.S.

In her latest NCRonline column, Sister Joan expounds on the third “Beatitude, Blessed are they who mourn”…and lists a multitude of realities that need to be mourned and then acted upon if