religious life

The nuns next door

It looks like just another house on just another block in just another American neighborhood. Tidy hostas line the walkway to the front door, pretty wicker...

Tune into silence

According to Trappist Father Thomas Keating, a decades-long practitioner and teacher of centering prayer, contemplative prayer is about relationship, not...

A work-faith balance

Benedictine Father Nick Kleespie has just settled into evening prayer when an emergency page shatters the solemn silence. The fire monk jolts into action...