A Book Review
In her review of The Ninth Hour, Susan VanZanten explores the rich, theological themes in a novel about the "quietly heroic life of Catholic women." →
An Excerpt from God, Improv, and the Art of Living
In this excerpt from God, Improv, and The Art of Living, MaryAnn McKibben Dana describes why the Serenity Prayer is perfect for life's improvisers. →
In his poem "The Heron Lesson," former Resident Scholar Royal W. Rhodes writes: "The heron is not a symbol. / It is always a heron incarnate, / when it arrives and departs." →
What happens after the dreaded thing happens? On the same day that her spiritual memoir was launched, Rachel Marie Stone learned her mother has cancer. →
Spain's Camino de Santiago is an increasingly popular pilgrimage among secular people, yet can a pilgrim “find” God on the Camino if they are non-religious? →
NewsThe final 2018 summer writing workshop, Apart, and Yet a Part: A Week with Michael N. McGregor, recently wrapped up at the Collegeville Institute.
Celebrating 50 YearsRoberta Bondi is a major player in the ecumenical movement and an effective ambassador for the Collegeville Institute. Read an excerpt from her groundbreaking book Memories of God.Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew's latest book, Living Revision: A Writer's Craft as Spiritual Practice, delves into the way rewriting can be deeply spiritual.Kathleen Norris has had tremendous success as an author, but also setbacks. Benedictine humility, she says, is what gives her stability.Sometimes faltering forward is all we can manage in this life of faith. Don't miss this interview with Marjorie Stelmach about her latest book of poetry.Lauren F. Winner has led summer writing workshops at the Collegeville Institute since 2014. In this interview, she talks about why most of writing is revision.
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A Book Review