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Year Issue Title Author Page
2017 Mar/Apr Citizens of Heaven Sr. Lenora Black, OSB 5
2017 Mar/Apr Five Haikus for Spring Maria Terrone 7
2017 Mar/Apr The Prophet with a Question Sr. Gladys Noreen, OSB 8
2017 Mar/Apr Whom Do You Seek? Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 10 
2017 Mar/Apr Choices, Choices, Choices! A Lenten Reflection Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 12 
2017 Mar/Apr Mercy Sr. Laurentia Doyle, OSB 15 
2017 Mar/Apr Lent and Choices Archbishop Jerome Hanus, OSB 16 
2017 Mar/Apr Celebrating the Joy of Easter Sr. Margaret Michaud, OSB 17 
2017 Jan/Feb Filling in the Blanks Sr. Mary Jane Romero, OSB
2017 Jan/Feb Ice Maria Terrone 7
2017 Jan/Feb Blessed Be the Homeless Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 8
2017 Jan/Feb The Blessing of Humility Mary S. Sheridan 10
2017 Jan/Feb Living from the Spiritual Heart The Rev. Dr. Jane A. Tomaine 12
2017 Jan/Feb Epiphany: A Time of Revelation to Wise Ones Who Travel, Seek, and Find Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 16 
2017 Jan/Feb Our God Sr. Laurentia Doyle, OSB 17 
2016 Nov/Dec As He Promised Sr. Mary Jane Romero, OSB
2016 Nov/Dec Now that I Am Old and Gray Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB
2016 Nov/Dec A Friend Sr. Laurentia Doyle, OSB 9
2016 Nov/Dec Blessings to Go Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 10 
2016 Nov/Dec Holy Mystery in Our Midst Sr. Lenora Black, OSB 12 
2016 Nov/Dec Becoming God at Christmas Sr. Dawn Annette Mills, OSB 14 
2016 Nov/Dec Light Piercing the Darkness Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 15 
2016 Sep/Oct The Art of Listening Judith Valente
2016 Sep/Oct In Defense of Procrastination Sr. Lenora Black, OSB 7
2016 Sep/Oct Sleeping with Our Knives Sr. Judith Sutera, OSB
2016 Sep/Oct Inside Out Sr. Virginia Anne Argenziano, OSB 11
2016 Sep/Oct Trust: The Tough Virtue Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 12 
2016 Sep/Oct When Reconciliation Fails Rabbi Allen S. Maller 14 
2016 Sep/Oct Every Perfect Gift Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 16 
2016 July/Aug If You Desire True and Eternal Life Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB
2016 July/Aug In the Footsteps of Saint Benedict and Saint Scholastica Sr. Mary Jane Romero, OSB
2016 July/Aug Sinners and Outcasts Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB 9
2016 July/Aug Praying to Saint Benedict a Thousand Years Ago Jacob Riyeff 11
2016 July/Aug The Voice of the Lord Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 13
2016 July/Aug Dahlia Maria Terrone 15 
2016 July/Aug It Is Truly a Question of Love Fr. Brian J. Pierce, OP 16 
2016 May/June Celebrating Death Sr. Mary Jane Romero, OSB
2016 May/June Hope Is Like a Bird Archbishop Jerome Hanus, OSB
2016 May/June Holy Spirit, Lead Us! Jeanette Martino Land
2016 May/June On Not Hindering God Sr. Joan Ridley, OSB 10 
2016 May/June The Inner Meaning of the Ritual Fr. Cyprian Consiglio, OSB Cam 13 
2016 May/June Rawaseneng Abbey, Indonesia Fr. Gerard Garrigan, OSB 15 
2016 May/June Mary, A Witness to Everyday Mercy Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 16
2016 Mar/Apr Laudato Si': Be Praised, My Lord Sr. Hope Rodenborn, OSB
2016 Mar/Apr Me? A Scripture Scholar? Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB
2016 Mar/Apr Where Thought Becomes Fire Fr. Cyprian Consiglio, OSB
2016 Mar/Apr I Ought To Weep Translation by Jacob Riyeff 11 
2016 Mar/Apr Grain and Grape Brian Zahnd 12 
2016 Mar/Apr Life in a Strange Land Sr. Gail Fitzpatrick, OCSO 14 
2016  Mar/Apr Stories of Mercy and Steadfast Love Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 16
2016  Mar/Apr April Hunger Maria Terrone 17 
2016 Jan/Feb What Siblings Teach Us Sr. Ruth Elaine Starman, OSB
2016 Jan/Feb Predominant Fault or Preferred Virtue Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 7
2016 Jan/Feb Mourning Our Sins Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB 9
2016 Jan/Feb The Woman Caught in Adultery Sr. Mary Jane Romero, OSB 11
2016 Jan/Feb Mystagogia: Initiation into Mystery Vivian Anderson 12 
2016 Jan/Feb The Reluctant Hermit Mary S. Sheridan 14 
2016 Jan/Feb Schools and Wisdom: Seeking God in Simplicity of Heart  Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 16 
2016 Jan/Feb Grieving for Mary Jacob Riyeff 18
2015 Nov/Dec Patient Waiting Archbishop Jerome Hanus, OSB
2015 Nov/Dec Waiting, With Thanks
Maria Terrone
2015 Nov/Dec Patience, Impatiens, Patients Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB
2015 Nov/Dec Angels of God
Sr. Dawn Annette Mills, OSB 10
2015 Nov/Dec On Loving One Divine Name Above All Others Rabbi Allen S. Maller 12 
2015 Nov/Dec Hannah's Prayer Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB 14 
2015 Nov/Dec Now Thank We All Our God Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 17 
2015 Sep/Oct The Rosary and Me Sr. Lynn Marie D'Souza, OSB 
2015 Sep/Oct Learning What Really Matters Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB
2015 Sep/Oct After You've Saved the Bird Maria Terrone 11 
2015 Sep/Oct A Bird's Gift Maria Terrone 12 
2015 Sep/Oct Lord of the Harvest Sr. Dawn Annette Mills, OSB 15 
2015 Sep/Oct Come With Me into the Fields Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 17 
2015 July/Aug Unity Without Uniformity Sr. Lenora Black, OSB 5
2015 July/Aug The Moderation of Saint Benedict Abbot James Wiseman, OSB 7
2015 July/Aug Zeal For Your House Has Consumed Me Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB  9
2015 July/Aug The Woman Clothed With The Sun Sr. Dawn Annette Mills, OSB 12 
2015 July/Aug Spiritual Senses and Scents Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 14 
2015 July/Aug A Taste of the Divine  Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB 16 
2015 July/Aug Divine Radiance Sr. Pascalilne Coff, OSB 18 
2015 May/June  What the Holy Spirit Does Archbishop Jerome Hanus, OSB
2015 May/June  The House of God and Gate of Heaven Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB 7
2015 May/June  God of Mystery Sr. Laurentia Doyle, OSB
2015 May/June  The Energies of the Trinity Fr. Cyprian Consiglio, OSB Cam 10 
2015 May/June  Solitude, Solitary, and Solidarity Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 13 
2015 May/June When It Comes to Hospitality We Lack Practice Deirdre Good 15 
2015 May/June Bread of Life: Blessed, Broken, and Shared Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 17 
2015 Mar/Apr Pray, Write, and Share:A Path to Peace   Br. Cyril Drnjevic, OSB 5
2015 Mar/Apr The Eells of Christ's Wounds and A Hymn to the Cross Trans. by Jacob Riyeff
2015 Mar/Apr Stability of Heart, Heart of Stability Sr. Pascaline Coff, OSB 8
2015 Mar/Apr Monastic Getaway Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB 11
2015 Mar/Apr When Sadness Is a Sin Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 14 
2015 Mar/Apr Resurrection Stories Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 16
2015 Jan/Feb  Never Lose Hope  Sr. Ephrem Hollermann, OSB
2015 Jan/Feb  And the Light Around Me Becomes Night  Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB
2015 Jan/Feb  To Be a Leader  Judith Valente
2015 Jan/Feb  Saint Scholastica and the Dove  Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB 11 
2015 Jan/Feb  To Care and Not to Care  Sr. Lenora Black, OSB 13 
2015 Jan/Feb Slip, Fall, Break: A Spiritual Reflection on Bones and Winter Accidents Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB  16 
2014 Nov/Dec  The Communion of Saints  Sr. Mary Jane Romero, OSB 5
2014 Nov/Dec Why Do We Pray to Saints Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB
2014 Nov/Dec Advent: The Long Story Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 9
2014 Nov/Dec The Child Jesus to Mary, the Rose: A Ballade John Lydgate, OSB 11
2014 Nov/Dec Why Do We Give Gifts at Christmas Sr. Margaret Michaud, OSB 12 
2014 Nov/Dec A Christmas Tale: the Christ, Babies, Strangers, and Hospitality Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 15 
2014 Nov/Dec Christmas Whispers Carol Molski 17 
2014 Sep/Oct Memories:Our Hidden Treasures Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB  5
2014 Sep/Oct Jesus Christ, Is It You Again? Sr. Dawn Annette Mills, OSB  7
2014 Sep/Oct Gold Sr. Bernarda Seferovich, O. Cist.  9
2014 Sep/Oct Pioneers of Perpetual Adoration Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB 10 
2014 Sep/Oct Gregory the Great and Contemplative Anthropology Jacob Riyeff 13 
2014 Sep/Oct Discipleship on the Gospel According to St. Matthew Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 15 
2014 July/Aug Benedict of Nursia: Man of God Sr. Dawn Annette Mills, OSB
2014 July/Aug God Beyond Sr. Laurentia Doyle, OSB 7
2014 July/Aug St. Benedict and the Raven Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB 8
2014 July/Aug The Treasure Within Carol Molski 10
2014 July/Aug Don't Be Late! Tardiness in the Rule of St. Benedict Br. Thomas Sullivan, OSB 11
2014 July/Aug Reading: Sacred and Secular Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 13
2014 July/Aug Summertime Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 15 
2014 May/June  Eucharist, Transformation, and Mission Sr. Joan Ridley, OSB
2014 May/June Lectio Divina  Sr. Margaret Michaud, OSB
2014 May/June  Praying with Icons Fr. Pachomius Meade, OSB 10 
2014 May/June  Pneuma: Pentecost Sequence Sr. Bernarda Seferovich, O.Cist. 10 
2014 May/June  The Lamb Who Is Also a Shepherd Sr. Dawn Annette Mills, OSB 15
2014 Mar/Apr  The Continuous Lent of St. Benedict  Sr. Judith Sutera, OSB 5
2014 Mar/Apr Seasons of Self Jeanette Martino Land 7
2014 Mar/Apr Lenten Joy Sr. Lenora Black, OSB 8
2014 Mar/Apr Seeds to Bread, Lent to Easter Sr. Jeanette Von Hermann 10
2014 Mar/Apr Penthos Sr. Bernarda Seferovich, O.Cist. 12
2014 Mar/Apr Transformation in Christ Sr. Pascaline Coff, OSB 14
2014 Mar/Apr Joseph:A Listening Heart Sr. Hope Rodenborn, OSB 16
2014 Jan/Feb All Generations Will Call Me Blessed Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 3
2014 Jan/Feb Mary's Song Sr. Mary Jane Romero, OSB  4
2014 Jan/Feb Mary the Mother of Jesus Sr. Dawn Annette Mills, OSB 5
2014 Jan/Feb Landscapes Sr. Laurentia Doyle, OSB 7
2014 Jan/Feb A Time for Everything Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB 8
2014 Jan/Feb St. Scholastica and the Feminine Genius Sr. Lynn D'Souza, OSB 10
2014 Jan/Feb The Consecrated Virgins of China M.T. Young 13
2014 Jan/Feb Full Waiting  Mary S. Sheridan 3
2013 Nov/Dec O Emmanuel  Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 5
2013 Nov/Dec Ice and Snow Bless the Lord Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 6
2013 Nov/Dec On Earth and Above Sr. Lenora Black, OSB 9
2013 Nov/Dec Beyond a Sound Carol Molski 11
2013 Nov/Dec Ruth, the Migrant Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB 12
2013 Nov/Dec Your Light Will Break Forth Like the Dawn Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 14
2013 Sep/Oct Created for Good Works Sr. Lenora Black, OSB 3
2013 Sep/Oct Taking Jesus at His Word Mary S. Sheridan 6
2013 Sep/Oct My Sheep Hear My Voice; I Know Them and They Follow Me Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 8
2013 Sep/Oct Your World, After All Scott Coverdale 10
2013 Sep/Oct The Gift of Words Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 13
2013 Sep/Oct I Am Jim Burklo 14
2013 Jul/Aug The Transfiguration: a Glimpse of Glory Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 3
2013 Jul/Aug Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: In Search of God's Image Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 6
2013 Jul/Aug Very Good in the Presence of Evil Rabbi Allen Maller 8
2013 Jul/Aug Everyday Challenges Sr. Lenora Black, OSB 11
2013 Jul/Aug Blessings of Oblation Mary S. Sheridan 13
2013 May/Jun Terrible Beauty Debra Classen 3
2013 May/Jun The Evensong of Life Katharine F. Nutt 6
2013 May/Jun Biblical Mothers Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 8
2013 May/Jun Unity in Our Midst Jacob Riyeff 11
2013 May/Jun Daily Gifts of the Holy Spirit J. David Barkley 13
2013 May/Jun Scenario Scott Coverdale 3
2013 Mar/Apr Compassion or Competition Sr. Lenora Black, OSB 4
2013 Mar/Apr God, Not Death, Has the Last Word Jane Chilcott 5
2013 Mar/Apr A Word About Mystery Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 6
2013 Mar/Apr On Sandcastles and Duct Tape Scott Coverdale 8
2013 Mar/Apr Lord of the Ants Mary S. Sheridan 9
2013 Mar/Apr The Birds' Song Carol Molski 11
2013 Mar/Apr "It is true! He has been raised!" Luke's Resurrection Narrative Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 12
2013 Mar/Apr A Creation Spirituality Examen Elizabeth Gould 15
2013 Jan/Feb Hildegard of Bingen Eliabeth Gould 3
2013 Jan/Feb Imagining a New Reality Sr. Lenora Black, OSB 4
2013 Jan/Feb What Lasts? Sr. Renee Yann, RSM 6
2013 Jan/Feb St. Paul's Conversion: A Lenten Reflection Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann 7
2013 Jan/Feb The Faces of Fasting Rev. Jim Burklo 10
2013 Jan/Feb Why the Cross? Mary S. Sheridan 11
2013 Jan/Feb Penitence: Holy Courtesy Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 13
2012 Nov/Dec Living Gratefully Sr. Lenora Black, OSB 3
2012 Nov/Dec My Beloved Is the Mountains Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 6
2012 Nov/Dec "Wait for the Promise of the Father" Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 8
2012 Nov/Dec Finding the Sacred in Waiting Jeanette Martino Land 10
2012 Nov/Dec Crossing Paths Scott Coverdale 11
2012 Nov/Dec Light the Candles Mary S. Sheridan 12
2012 Nov/Dec Books We Love: Part III Sr. Pascaline Coff, OSB 14
2012 Sep/Oct Sr. Kateri Tekakwitha Novice Clissene Lewis, LSC 3
2012 Sep/Oct Another New Saint: Mother Marianne Cope Mary S. Sheridan 6
2012 Sep/Oct All that Is Mine Is Yours - The Generosity of God Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 7
2012 Sep/Oct O You Among Favored Fruit Chet Corey 8
2012 Sep/Oct Making Friends with Mammon Mary S. Sheridan 9
2012 Sep/Oct "But you, who do you say that I am?" Discipleship in the Gospel of St. Luke Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 11
2012 Sep/Oct Books We Love - Part II: The Bible and Classics Benedictine Sisters 14
2012 Jul/Aug A Gathering of Fragments Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 3
2012 Jul/Aug The Uncommon Good Sr. Lenora Black, OSB 5
2012 Jul/Aug St. Benedict: A Man of God Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 6
2012 Jul/Aug Be Still and Know that I Am God Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 7
2012 Jul/Aug Permission Scott Coverdale 10
2012 Jul/Aug Of Yokes and Burdens Mary S. Sheridan 11
2012 Jul/Aug Books We Love - Part I: The Bible and Classics Benedictine Sisters 13
2012 May/Jun Lessons Learned from a Little Canary Gerry Keirnan 3
2012 May/Jun Discipleship in Mark Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 5
2012 May/Jun Healing Mary S. Sheridan 8
2012 May/Jun Last Step in a Retreat Chet Corey 10
2012 May/Jun A Pansy's Legacy: A Happening in an Assisted Living Facility Carol Molski 11
2012 May/Jun Partakers of the Fire Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 12
2012 May/Jun That Holy Moment Chet Corey 14
2012 Mar/Apr Behold the Handmaid of the Lord Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 3
2012 Mar/Apr Gethsemane Gerry Kiernan 6
2012 Mar/Apr Last Chance Mary S. Sheridan 7
2012 Mar/Apr Suffering: A Liturgy of the Night Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 9
2012 Mar/Apr Return Sr.Miriam Hendrickson, OSB 10
2012 Mar/Apr Easter Peace and the Sword Sr. Lenora Black, OSB 11
2012 Mar/Apr All Things New Mary S. Sheridan 13
2012 Mar/Apr Spring Me, Lord!