Thoughts About Growing Hope

Hope is one of those words that baffles me. It’s certainly part of the discourse around how to adjust to the upcoming presidency of our Perpetrator-in-Chief, but what does it really mean, particularly in that context? I can start with the Merriam-Webster definition, that hope is “the feeling of wanting something to happen and thinking

Meeting Joan Chittister, OSB

Joan Chittister, one of America’s leading spiritual voices, is currently co-chair of the Global Peace Initiative of Women, a UN-sponsored organization creating a world-wide network of women peacemakers. A Benedictine nun who has authored over 50 books and lectures internationally, Joan writes and speaks on women in the church and society, human rights, peace and