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The Sisters and Seekers chapter of Nuns & Nones in Grand Rapids, Michigan chose

Sister Joan was part of a unique event, participating virtually in a discussion of her book, 

For a Lenten lectio, listen to this short interview that Sister Joan gave on National Public Radio several years ago, reflecting on what it means to observe Lent in a Church rocked by scan

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"Being 'pure of heart' is not satisfied by physical behaviors or mere acts of public charity," writes Joan Chittister in a column for the National Catholic Reporter.

Archbishop John Wester, of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe, recently released a 

Joan Chittister was interviewed about her book, The Monastic Hear

Joan Chittister’s latest column in the National Catholic Reporter addresses war, nonviolence, and forgiveness, in the wake of the recent pastoral letter from the Diocese of Santa Fe, which

One of the Monastic Way Zoom discussions had almost 300 people participating in the discussion of the monthly publication with Benetvision staff members.

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

Sister Joan sends a warm “thank you” to all who donate to the Joan Chittister Fund for Prisoners.

One of Joan Chittister’s columns 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?

Grace-filled Moments with Sr.

Joan Chittister and two staff members of Benetvision and Monasteries of the Heart, Linda Romey, OSB, and Katie Gordon, were interviewed for an article in National Catholic Reporter’s Global Sis

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