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Joan Chittister, OSB

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Jessie Pagna and Sister Joan

Jessica Pagan, the first participant in the Joan Chittister Writer-in-Residence Program, was with us for a month, June 29—July 28.

2019 Joan Chittister Institute

If it is true that learning is not so much about obtaining new facts as it is discovering new ways of thinking about them, then it can be safely said that no one has consistently impacted learning

Soul Sister with Dana Lloyd Episode 24: The Time is Now with Sister Joan Chittister

Joan Chittister’s hour-long interview with Dana Lloyd on Soul Sister Conversations about The Time is Now

Joan Chittister, OSB

Sister Joan Chittister was invited to speak at a conference of Catholic educators in Australia that will take place in 2020, but was then disinvited when it became clear that the archbishop of Melb

Joan Chittister, OSB

No one was more surprised than Sister Joan Chittister when she was presented with a bronze sculpture of her likeness commissioned by Betsy and Bill Vorsheck. The idea was born when the Vorshecks ha

The Time Is Now: A Call to Uncommon Courage by Joan Chittister

The Time Is Now, the latest book from Joan Chittister, reached number six in the religion category of the national bestseller list dduring the week of June 10, 2019, according to the Natio

Sister Joan and Katie Gordon

Katie Gordon arrived the first weekend in June to begin the 2019 Joan Chittister Internship.

The Time Is Now: A Call to Uncommon Courage

Now and then a book review really “gets it.” The reviewer understands why the author wrote the book and gives a targeted synopsis of the message.

Easter Sunday The old news about Easter is that it is about resurrection. The new news may be that it is not so much about the resurrection of Jesus as it is about our own.

During his speech to Congress on September 24, 2015, Pope Francis singled out four great Americans: Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr., Thomas Merton, and Dorothy Day.

Joan Chittister was one of nearly a hundred prominent men and women from every religious tradition and region of the world to share a favorite prayer and offer their own reflections on its mean

Stanford University

Call to Leadership
by Joan Chittister, OSB Stanford University–Baccalaureate Address
June 16, 2012

Congratulations, class of 2012.

An Insanity of Rationality This spiritual disease thrives on violence and calls it good.

There is a madness abroad in the land, hiding behind the Constitution, brazenly ignoring the suffering of many who, over the years, have died in its defense, and operating under the banner of ratio

The God who beckons

What happens when classical spirituality meets modern science? Which of them is “right”? Are the two reconcilable? Or are they doomed to be eternal opposites?