Poetry in Advent

A look at Sally Ito’s Advent poetry.

“In Days to Come”“In Days to Come”

“In Days to Come”

Announcing a new book of daily readings for Advent, available November 18

A word or two from CollegevilleA word or two from Collegeville

A word or two from Collegeville

Jamie Howison on his week spent at a writing workshop

Considerations on ConfirmationConsiderations on Confirmation

Considerations on Confirmation

Making a bit of sense of the rite of confirmation in the life of saint benedict’s table

Sermon for Good FridaySermon for Good Friday

Sermon for Good Friday

On the figure of Pontius Pilate, and why we should pay attention

“Because He first loved us”“Because He first loved us”

“Because He first loved us”

A meditation on the image of the Suffering Servant from Isaiah 53:10-12

A Book for LentA Book for Lent

A Book for Lent

“Toward What We Can Scarcely Imagine and Scarcely Refuse”: a remarkable resource for the Lenten season

On following Christ in AuschwitzOn following Christ in Auschwitz

On following Christ in Auschwitz

a meditation on the image of the Suffering Servant

A new book from Chris HolmesA new book from Chris Holmes

A new book from Chris Holmes

A new book from former saint ben’s member Chris Holmes

A word from the trenchesA word from the trenches

A word from the trenches

Colleen Peters reflects on Advent expectation and the challenge of pain

Dear Mr. Harper…Dear Mr. Harper…

Dear Mr. Harper…

Steve Bell writes to the prime minister about the new crime bill.

A message home

A letter home from outtatown | Beth Downey

Talking art and faith

O n Saturday October 15, three artist from saint benedict’s table offered a workshop at the diocesan “Faith Horizons” conference. We recorded the workshop and edited it into podcast form, which you can listen to by scrolling down and clicking

Drought in East Africa: Is It Due To Climate Change?

Carol Thiessen asks some hard questions T he images of starving children in East Africa over the last few months got a lot of people talking about what’s causing the drought. Is it just normal climate variability? Is it a

“Sunday is not a day for school”

T he Winnipeg-based writer Will Braun has recently published a piece in the  Canadian Mennonite called “Sunday is not a day for school,” in which he offers some insights (and raises some important questions…) about how we pass on the