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  Year Issue Title Author Page
  2020 Sep/Oct Faith and Fear Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB
  2020 Sep/Oct Faith as an Act of Trust Jeanette Martino Land 8
  2020 Sept/Oct Smelling the Flowers Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB 10 
  2020 Sep/Oct One Stitch at a Time Sr. Mary Jane Romero, OSB 12 
  2020 Sep/Oct A Robin's Song in This Time of Contagion Maria Terrone 15 
  2020 Sep/Oct Two Haiku Patricia Leyko Connelly 17 
  2020 Sep/Oct Comings and Goings Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB 18 
  2020 July/Aug The Power of the Holy Name of Jesus  Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB
  2020 July/Aug Hasidic Teaching of Faith and Hope for Overcoming Dark and Dismal Days  Rabbi Allen S. Maller
  2020 July/Aug

God's Love is the Cure for the Insecure

Two Poems

 Jeanette Martino Land 11 
  2020 July/Aug Virtue: Small, Medium, and Large  Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 14
  2020 July/Aug The Lord Is My Rock  Sr. Wilmarie Ehrhardt, OSB 16 
  2020 July/Aug Haiku Prayers  Patricia Leyko Connelley  
  2020 May/June Everything Belongs Sr. Hope Rodenborn, OSB
  2020 May/June Reflections on the Holy Trinity Archbishop Jerome Hanus, OSB 8
  2020 May/June I Will Drink the Cup of Salvation Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 10 
  2020 May/June Come Sr. Laurentia Doyle, OSB 12 
  2020 May/June Reflecting on the Joy of Daily Mass on the Feast of Corpus Christi Judith Valente 14 
  2020 May/June Eucharistic Adoration in Benedictine Life Sr. Joan Ridley, OSB 16
  2020 May/June Two Poems Jacob Riyeff 18 
  2020 Mar/Apr The Miracle of Prayer Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 5
  2020 Mar/Apr Obeyiing God's Will Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB
  2020 Mar/Apr Magnify the Lord Sr. Lynn Marie D'Souza, OSB 10 
  2020 Mar/Apr I Believe Sr. Laurentia Doyle, OSB 12 
  2020 Mar/Apr Cleaning as a Contemplative Practice Patricia Leyko Connelly 14 
  2020 Mar/Apr A Time to Plant Sr. Mary Jane Romero, OSB 16 
  2020 Mar/Apr Mistaken as the Gardener Brian Zahnd 17 
  2020 Mar/Apr Living Signs of Sacred Vows Rachel M. Srubas 19
  2020 Jan/Feb  Father, Forgive Us for We Know Not What We Do  Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB
  2020 Jan/Feb  Bells  Sr. Mary Jane Romero, OSB
  2020 Jan/Feb  Forgotten Prophets  Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB 9
  2020 Jan/Feb  Benedictine Journeys  Sr. Helen Prejean, CSJ 12
  2020 Jan/Feb  Still a Child of God  Rev. John Patrick Davis 14 
  2020 Jan/Feb Sister Lenora Black, OSB: An Oblate's Remembrance  Rachel M. Srubas 17 
  2019 Nov/Dec Doctors of the Church, Searchers for the Truth Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB
  2019 Nov/Dec The Bread of Life Sr. Mary Jane Romero, OSB
  2019 Nov/Dec Advent: A Time to Reconnect with Wonder; Blessing Judith Valente
  2019  Nov/Dec Children Beseiged by the Christmas Selling Season Rabbi Allen S. Maller 11 
  2019 Nov/Dec Incarnation Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB 13 
  2019 Nov/Dec Here I Am, Lord Cherry Schwulst 15 
  2019 Nov/Dec Galatians 6:1-10, 14-16 for Today Jeanette Martino Land 17 
  2019 Sep/Oct  God Remembers Us, God Forgets Our Sins  Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB
  2019 Sep/Oct  The Mystery of God's Will  Sr. Mary Jane Romero, OSB
  2019 Sep/Oct  A Happy Death  Rosemarie Oliver
  2019 Sep/Oct  God of Love  Sr. Laurentia Doyle, OSB 12 
  2019 Sep/Oct  Abraham's Kaaba and Abraham's Zion  Rabbi Allen S. Maller 14 
  2019 Sep/Oct  Trying Hard Not to Be Ugly  Brian Zahnd 16 
  2019 July/Aug  Saint Benedict's Strangers and Guests  Sr. Judith Sutera, OSB
  2019 July/Aug  The Enduring Spirit of Saint Scholastica  Judith Valente
  2019 July/Aug  Joy  Sr. Laurentia Doyle, OSB 10 
  2019 July/Aug  Breathing with Both Lungs: East and West Together  Jacob Riyeff 11 
  2019 July/Aug  Animals in the Book of Psalms  Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 14
  2019 July/Aug  Encounter  Rev. John P. Davis 16 
  2019 May/June  Friendliness Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB  5
  2019 May/June  Hope for What Is Not Seen Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB   7
  2019 May/June The Sheepherder's Interpretation of the Twenty-Third Psalm Fernando D'Alfonso  9
  2019 May/June  Spring Sr. Laurentia Doyle, OSB 10 
  2019 May/June  A House Built on Rock Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB 14
  2019 May/June Stability in Times of Change  Mary Sheridan 17 
   2019  Mar/Apr Habits and Habit Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 5
   2019  Mar/Apr Contemplation and Saint Benedict's Rule for Monks Judith Valente 7
   2019  Mar/Apr Forty Photos in Lent Dr. Lisa M. Stepanski 9
   2019  Mar/Apr Pilate said to Jesus: "What is Truth?" Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 12 
   2019  Mar/Apr Two Poems: His Cassandra, The Tunic  Maria Terrone 15 
   2019  Mar/Apr From the Heart of the Universe  Sr. Hope Rodenborn, OSB 16 
   2019  Mar/Apr In Mourning and Joy  Sr. Marie Therese Wilson, OCD 18
  2019 Jan/Feb  On Beginning Anew Judith Valente
  2019 Jan/Feb  Adam Laid in Bondage Jacob Riyeff
  2019 Jan/Feb  Luke's Gospel Message for 2019 Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 7
  2019 Jan/Feb  Disciples, Dignity, and Joy Sr. Lenora Black, OSB
  2019 Jan/Feb  In Search of Praise Sr. Bede Luetkemyer, OSB 11
  2019 Jan/Feb Tools of the Spiritual Craft  Sr. Mary Jane Romero, OSB 13 
  2019 Jan/Feb The God Who Is  Sr. Laurentia Doyle, OSB 14 
  2019 Jan/Feb Woman at the Well  Sr. Mary Jane Romero, OSB 16 
  2019 Jan/Feb Golden Jubilee Reflections  Sr. Joan Ridley, OSB 17 
  2018 Nov/Dec Mary:Best Friend Forever Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB
  2018 Nov/Dec Waiting for God to Act Brian Zahnd
  2018 Nov/Dec Trees Sr. Therese Marie Furois, OSB 8
  2018 Nov/Dec Listen Sr. Laurentia Doyle, OSB
  2018 Nov/Dec Religious Faith in a Time of Oppression Rabbi Allen S. Maller 10 
  2018  Nov/Dec Welcoming Everyone as Christ Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB 13 
  2018 Nov/Dec Manger Animals, Biblical Critters Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 15 
  2018 Nov/Dec At a Cathedral Vertical Tour Maria Terrone 18
  2018 Sep/Oct Come with Me to a Quiet Place Sr. Bede Luetkmeyer, OSB
  2018 Sep/Oct Good Zeal Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB
  2018 Sep/Oct Profiles in Courage: The Biblical Version Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 10
  2018 Sep/Oct A Young Sister and a Bull Calf Sr. Mary Jane Romero, OSB 13
  2018 Sep/Oct Clyde Hill Farm: A Brief History Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB  14 
  2018 Sep/Oct Swami Abhishiktananda, Osage Monastery, and Me Jacob Riyeff 15
  2018 Sep/Oct Now Sr. Laurentia Doyle, OSB 18 
  2018 July/Aug Jeremiah the Prophet Sr. Gladys Noreen, OSB 5
  2018 July/Aug Making Souls Rabbi Allen S. Maller
  2018 July/Aug Choose Life! Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB
  2018 July/Aug Be Salt! Be Light! Be Fully Alive! Sr. Karen Joseph, OSB 11 
  2018 July/Aug Transfiguration Then and Now Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB 14 
  2018 July/Aug The Transfiguration Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB  16
  2018 July/Aug A Personal Te Deum Sr. Matthias Igoe, OSB 20
  2018 May/June Just As He Was Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB
  2018 May/June Four Models of Prayer Sr. Mary Jane Romero, OSB
  2018 May/June Do Not Lead Us into Temptation 
Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB
  2018 May/June Dance Sr. Laurentia Doyle, OSB 11
  2018 May/June Running with the Light: On Waking Up Judith Valente 12 
  2018 May/June Into the Motion of Spring Maria Terrone 14 
  2018 May/June Fire, Flames, and Sparks:Symbols of God Among Us  Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 15 
  2018 Mar/Apr On the Third Day: God's Redemptive Action Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB
  2018 Mar/Apr A Hymn to the Cross Jacob Riyeff
   2018 Mar/Apr The Rewards of Listening Mary S. Sheridan
   2018 Mar/Apr Forgiveness from the Heart Jessie Zander 10 
   2018 Mar/Apr  The Manner of Saying Goodbye Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB  12
   2018 Mar/Apr Benedictine Sisters in Tucson: A Bit of History Sr. Dolores Dowling, OSB 14 
   2018  Mar/Apr The Musings of an Old Tree in Tucson, Arizona Sr. Mary Jane Romero, OSB 17 
  2018 Jan/Feb Did You Not Know? Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB
  2018 Jan/Feb She Loved More Sr. Judith Sutera, OSB
  2018 Jan/Feb Heartfelt Change: Valentine's Day and Ash Wednesday Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 10 
  2018 Jan/Feb The Wells of Christ's Wounds Jacob Riyeff 12 
  2018 Jan/Feb Angles Maria Terrone 13 
  2018 Jan/Feb Is There Life Before Death? Judith Valente 14 
  2018 Jan/Feb Cracklin' Cornbread Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB 16 
  2017 Nov/Dec Hints and Guesses Sr. Lenora Black, OSB
  2017 Nov/Dec Awake! Awake! Sr. Dawn Annette Mills, OSB 7
  2017 Nov/Dec Mary the New Eve Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB
  2017 Nov/Dec The Night Sanctuary David Russell, OFS 11 
  2017 Nov/Dec Advent Sr. Laurentia Doyle, OSB 13 
  2017 Nov/Dec Incarnation
Sr. Pascaline Coff, OSB 13 
  2017 Nov/Dec Were You There?  Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB 14 
  2017 Nov/Dec Intersecting Time: Christmas, Saint Stephen, and the Holy Innocents  Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 16
  2017 Sep/Oct The Mystery of God's Will  Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB
  2017 Sep/Oct The Virtues of the Mass  translated by Jacob Riyeff
  2017 Sep/Oct Beyond Despair over Earth's Destruction  Sr. Marya Gratwohl, OSF 8
  2017 Sep/Oct The Holy Land  Sr. Mary Jane Romero, OSB 10 
  2017 Sep/Oct The Day Lucinda Danced  Rev. John P. Davis 12 
  2017 Sep/Oct Dancing Before the Lord  Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB 13 
  2017 Sep/Oct God of the Ordinary  Sr. Laurentia Doyle, OSB 14 
  2017  Sep/Oct How Aristotle Distorted Bible Gender Equality  Rabbi Allen S. Maller 15 
  2017 Sep/Oct The Spirituality of Dr. Seuss  Sr. jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 17
  2017 July/Aug Set Me High upon a Rock Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB
  2017 July/Aug The Reluctant Prophet Sr. Gladys Noreen, OSB
  2017 July/Aug Hospitality: Receive All Guests as Christ Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB 9
  2017 July/Aug A Prayer Before the Blessed Sacrament translation by Jacob Riyeff 11 
  2017 July/Aug Crime and Punishment Sr. Sarah Schwartzberg, OSB 12 
  2017 July/Aug Cutting Through the Chaos in Today's World
The Rev. Dr. Jane A. Tomaine 14 
  2017 July/Aug Compliments Sr. Mary Jane Romero, OSB 16 
  2017 July/Aug Mark Twain and the Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration
Rebecca Johnston 18 
  2017 May/June Are We the Church?  Sr. Bede Luetkemeyer, OSB
  2017 May/June Saint Peter, the Rock  Sr. Jeanette von Herrmann, OSB
  2017 May/June True Religion in America  Rabbi Allen S. Maller 10 
  2017 May/June True Religion in America  Sr. Lenora Black, OSB 12 
  2017 May/June Living as a Follower of Jesus  James O'Hanlon 14 
  2017 May/June Surprise!  Fr. Daniel Petsche, OSB 17 
  2017 May/June Introducing the Forest to Vivaldi  Maria Terrone 24 
  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