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Twenty-five years after she wrote, The Fire in These Ashes, a book on the spirituality of contemporary religious life, Joan Chittister was interviewed recently about her current thoughts o

In honor of the Feast of Saint Benedict on July 11, four books on monasticism are on sale—three by Joan Chittister and one by Mary Lou Kownacki.

Sister Joan’s most recent online column in the NCR explores the question of whether the Benedictine way of life is an escape from the world or an experience of essence.

The Chautauqua Institution, which was closed last year due to COVID, is set to reopen this summer with its usual strong array of entertainers, artists, authors, and n

Benetvision staff member Anne McCarthy will lead an online zoom session on "Jesus, Women and Nonviolence" on Saturday,July 24 for The Beatitudes Center for the Nonviolent Jesus founded by John Dear

Sister Joan and I corresponded when I was writing my first book, The Queen of Peace Room, and she helped me understand and define The Liturgy of the Hours.

Joan Chittister will host her second Zoom call this year for subscribers to 

Now that the country is almost back to pre-pandemic normal, vacations and trips to the beach or seaside can be planned.

The Age, Australia’s newspaper or record, with a circulation of over five million, featured a follow-up news story on Sister Joan’s recent presentation to the Australian Catholic Coalition

Revolution of the Heart: The Dorothy Day Story, which featured comments by Joan Chittister among many others, has been awarded the 2021 Gabriel Award for best Television Special/Documentar

The Thomas Merton Center in Palo Alto, CA, a Catholic lay-led organization that fosters the development of ecumenical spirituality, is hosting a webinar with Joan Chittister, Saturday, June 5 at 1

Join the Benetvision staff for a free Zoom discussion on the May 2021

“And grace is how the water parts for a fish/ letting it break surface,” writes the poet Mark Nepo.