My Friends, the Saints: A Q&A with Elizabeth Ficocelli

“Once I began to read about the saints, I was greatly surprised to discover how real and human they were. They were not perfect people, and they were poignantly aware of that. But each one of the saints had a deep desire to enter into an intimate relationship with God and purge themselves of their [Read More…]

Joan Chittister and Rowan Williams: Saying Alleluia, Despite Life’s Challenges

{Joan Chittister and Rowan Williams. Uncommon Gratitude: Alleluia for All That Is. Liturgical Press 2010. 192 pages. $16.95} Reviewed by Elizabeth Nordquist Here are two leaders of the Christian Church — prominent and outspoken, thoughtful and spiritual — engaged in reflection on a practice that is common to almost every faith tradition, that of gratitude, [Read More…]