Solidarity as Spiritual Discipline for the New Civil Rights MovementBy David Evans
Spiritual discipline should extend to how we engage online, writes David Evans. Read his take on "clap back" culture and the New Civil Rights Movement. →
New books by Collegeville Institute-affiliated writers Carolyn M. Schneider, Oluwatomisin Oredein, and Natalie Vestin are featured in this month's book notes. →
First Lady of Ecumenism
To mark our 50th Anniversary, we are celebrating significant figures in our history. Read Cynthia Wedel's reflections on the "Collegeville approach." →
An evocative poem by Janet R. Kirchheimer and Jaclyn Piudik about "the astonishment of stars deserted, blotted/ on etching paper, ravaged into form." →
In this compelling personal essay, Sarah Sanderson touches on the modern angst many of us feel when considering paths in life not taken. →
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Solidarity as Spiritual Discipline for the New Civil Rights Movement