Archives for July 2012

Crossing the Prison Line

  Project TURN is the prison-based education program that grew out of our realization here in Walltown that there are two kinds of people in America—those for whom prison is an unimaginable reality and those for whom it has always been part of their life. When we came here fresh from college with a lofty [Read More…]

What Is Community? Learning from Saint Benedict

Today, July 11th, is the feast of Saint Benedict. On the day when this father of Western monasticism died, communities around the world will celebrate the gift of his life and witness. People throughout history have turned to The Rule of Saint Benedict for the same reason that people in sixth-century Italy flocked to Benedict [Read More…]