Benetvision is once again offering the opportunity to apply to become the Joan Chittister Writer-in-Residence at Mount Saint Benedict Monastery, in Erie, Pennsylvania for a period of one month.
“Why are sensible, educated, moral adults allowing the so-called political leaders in this country to go on enabling the militarization of what has always seen itself as a peaceful society?
Joan Chittister will be one of the keynote speakers at the Discipleship of Equals event that will be held in Rome this October.
Sister Joan was the speaker for the Lehigh Conference of Churches’ annual Campbell Lecture at DeSales University, Center Valley, PA. Her lecture focused on the themes of her 2019 book,
"A Benedictine is a person who sees God everywhere. ... If you see today’s rain and know there will be new flowers out tomorrow, and you will find them, you will know the face of God.
Joan Chittister’s recent book of essays, Awakenings: Prophetic
On Ash Wednesday, the International Business Times included Joan Chittister’s words in a list of quotations on the spirit of Lent, alongside Thomas Merton, Pope Francis,
In her recent message to parishioners, the Very Reverend Catherine Ogle, Dean of the Cathedral, quotes Joan Chittister in urging them to prepare for Lent.
In March, Halewijn Publishing, in Belgium, will be releasing a Dutch translation of the book <
Joan Chittister was quoted in a column in Global Sisters Report last week.
In Joan Chittister’s NCR online piece, “Behold I am doing something new … maybe,” Sister Joan muses on the increasing secularization of Christmas, and what even this may have to teach Christians to
Tom Roberts, writer and long-time editor of the National Catholic Reporter, wrote an extended profile and obituary for Mary Lou Kownacki, which was published in the NCR online.
For over twenty years, Mary Lou Kownacki, OSB, served as director of Benetvision.