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“Your father died when you were three, your stepfather was abusive, you were stricken with polio as a teenager—were these the most difficult Lents of your life?” “What is the place of suffering in our lives?” “How can we cultivate peace in our hearts?” These are some of the questions that columnist Michael Leach asked Joan Chittister in a livestream interview on March 17 that was hosted by NCR as part of its Lenten Series. Leach, who is publisher emeritus of Orbis Books also questioned Sister Joan on her most recent NCR column, “Space, time, reflection: Lent as it should be.” You can view the interview here.