Ideas in Passing
from Joan Chittister
New from Joan Chittister:
Prayer for Animals
Easter Message
The call of the resurrection is to hope. To
know that what we know of blessing here is
only a fraction of the life to come. Beyond
our own resurrections into the stream of
life to come is a cosmic world that is
pulsating with life in its every dimension.
What is here, as we know life now-
whatever the questions, the challenges,
the demands along the way
--has been

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's
soul remains unawakened,” wrote Anatole
France. It is in this spirit that Joan Chittister
has written a prayer to honor the presence of
animals in our lives.

Whether you have a special pet, wish you had a
pet, love animals or simply love someone who
loves animals, this new prayer by Sister Joan
breaks open the often extraordinary bond
between pets and people.

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Following The Path: The Search for
a Life of Passion, Purpose, and Joy

By Joan Chittister
This book is about what it takes to
find and respond to the magnet
within us—that great, deep passion
for life toward which our hearts leap
up at every turn. This is the call that
demands that we give back to life
everything that life has given to us.
Then, at some moment far from now,
perhaps, the feeling will finally come
that, looking back, whatever
difficulties we have suffered in its
doing, it has all been right.

2014 Speaking Schedule

Mercyhurst University
Erie, PA
April 30
Joan D. Chittister
lecture by Tom Roberts,
editor-at-large for the
National Catholic Reporter

The Episcopal Network for
Stewardship Conference,
Emory University, Atlanta GA
June 7

Lecture Series of University
Congregational United Church
of Christ and University Temple
Methodist, Seattle, WA
June 19-21         
with Marcus J. Borg and John
Dominic Crossan

Chautauqua Institution,
Chautauqua, NY
July 14
Public lecture: The Role of a
Citizen in a Just Democracy

Sisters of St Joseph, Albany
Province, Albany, NY
September 18

Christ Episcopal Church,
Charlotte, NC
October 12
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Illuminations: ABCs of the Spiritual Life
Illuminations: ABCs of the Spiritual Life
By Joan Chittister

Need an inspiration to start your day?
These meditations–one spiritual value for
every letter of the alphabet–contain an
insight by Joan Chittister and quotes by
other authors. From Awareness to Beauty
to Community…all the way to Zeal.

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