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Aug 02, 2021 - General

Joan Chittister will deliver the opening Interfaith Lecture for Week 7 — The State of the Economy: Where Do We Go from Here? — at Chautauqua Institution on Monday, August 9, at 1 p.m. in…

Aug 02, 2021 - General

In her most recent "From Where I Stand" column in NCR, Sister Joan answers this question with those in mind who say they have the "right" not to wear a mask and not to receive the Covid-…

Jul 26, 2021 - General

The pandemic made it difficult to get materials from the Joan…

Jul 26, 2021 - General

An online columnist for the Nisqually Valley News (Washington) referred to …

Jul 23, 2021 - Five Minutes with Joan
Jul 19, 2021 -

Pre-order Joan Chittister’s new book The Monastic Heart: 50 Simple Practices for a Contemplative and Fulfilling Life which is being released by Penguin Random House in September 2021. A…

Jul 12, 2021 - General

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…

Jul 12, 2021 - General

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. As an added bonus book discussion questions are…

Jul 12, 2021 - General

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. To read her column…

Jul 01, 2021 - General

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…