In our February edition of Book Notes, we highlight recently published books written by authors affiliated with the Collegeville Institute. →By Karen Guzman
I didn’t think about the Catholic Church much anymore. It had been consigned to my spiritual past—along with all of its rituals and rules. →
"I remember the day of my son’s first surgery, the day that seeped into the night, when I could feel my own heart twisting in terror." →
"The folds / of your garment swaddle every / living thing in your embrace." →By Rhonda Miska
Have you ever caught a glimpse of God in a religious tradition that wasn't your own? Sister Rhonda Miska reflects on her attraction to the mezuzah. →
NewsIn March, "Turning Hearts from Hate to Healing" presented by Adath Jeshurun Congregation will feature Collegeville Institute staff, board, and alumni.
Faith & CultureIf we think of Fred Rogers as a saint, we let him and ourselves off the hook. We blind ourselves to the work he chose to do, and we protect our own inertia.A good day of deleting feels like a successful day of purging your closet, cleaning your kitchen, or weeding your garden.When editor Charnell Peters sent out her first rejections to writers, she added a desperate whisper: “Please don’t hate me!”What is it like reading through submissions at a literary journal? Finding the proverbial needle in the haystack calls for ruthless efficiency.In our new series on editing, acquisitions editor Valerie Weaver-Zercher describes the "holy jealousy" that sometimes occurs when working with writers.
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