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Benedictine Order

Local & Global: Both/And

Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard | Posted 11.04.2013 | Religion
Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard

We were going to get up early, drive nine hours across the Midwest, through countless tollbooths, to stay at a Benedictine monastery, and to get a glimpse of the daily work of the prophetic Joan Chittister. I jumped at the chance.

Benedictine Spirituality: Peace In The Monastery Of The Heart

Sister Joan Chittister, OSB | Posted 06.18.2011 | Religion
Sister Joan Chittister, OSB

Benedictine peace is not simply the absence of war. It is a lifestyle that makes war unacceptable and violence unnecessary.

Where Are Women's Voices for Peace? A Conversation with Sister Joan Chittister

Katherine Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

I am completely convinced that until women are more than token members of any movement and institution, there will never be peace or action on environment or real action on poverty.