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The Silence in a Storm

Blog Published: September 21, 2012

A beautiful meditation from guest blogger, Karol Bartlett. Take a moment of quiet and then read on …

Finding God in Noise and Silence

Blog Published: May 29, 2012

Having moved recently, I am now keenly aware of the sounds in my new environment. Water dripping, air conditioning or heater running, floor creaks, bird calls, traffic in the distance, overhead light hums, and more!

I NEED SILENCE, shouts the nun!

Blog Published: March 22, 2011

I have been thinking a lot about silence during these days of Lent, and soberly realizing how little I have of it.

Silent Nuns on ABC’s 20/20

Blog Published: May 11, 2007

Tonight (Friday) ABC’s 20/20 is airing a special 2-hour segment called “Seeing and Believing: The Power of Faith” at 9 p.m. EDT (check local listings). Part of the segment includes a section on “Silent Nuns” in which Diane Sawyer visits with cloistered nuns in a New Mexico convent.

You Are Experiencing God When …

Blog Published: January 24, 2007

This morning’s reading in my prayer book (People’s Companion to the Breviary) is truly awesome. The author, Annice Callahan, RSCJ (who was teaching at Regis College in Toronto while I was studying there), writes about one of theologian Father Karl Rahner, SJ’s central messages in all of his theology (and trust me, he’s written a lot … he happens to be my all-time favorite theologian and the subject of my Masters’ thesis).