FREE WEBINAR
WITH JOAN CHITTISTER
Ideas in Passing
from Joan Chittister
A person of prayer
The person who learns to pray with the
heart of God has no patience for injustice
anywhere. They see with the prophet’s
eye. They break down national boundaries.
They transcend gender roles. They have no
sense of color or caste, of wealthy or
poor. They see only humanity in all its
glory, all its pain.

The person of prayer is not a person of
private agendas. The more we become like
God, the greater-hearted we become as
well. We have no sense anymore of “we
and they” .
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WEEK'S IDEAS IN PASSING
DATE: September 20
TIME: 10:00 - 11:45 a.m. EST (Includes Q&A)

How do we form compassionate hearts: Hearts that are god-like? In
this live-streamed webinar, "Love, Forgiveness and Reconciliation: A
Call to Full Humanity," Joan Chittister will explore the difficult, but
fundamental summons to forgiveness that can both soften our own
hearts and transform the world community.

Sister Joan will guide us — step-by-step — to genuine forgiveness
rather than have us settle for a premature or shallow forgiveness.

She will deal with the gift of tears as an expression of sorrow for
personal and global suffering and outline how we can, if we choose,
bring healing to fractured situations. "Compassion," she writes, "is
the thread of God that runs through the soul of the human race."
And in this presentation she will invite and challenge us to become
who we are meant to be — the compassionate heart of God.

This webinar is presented free of charge through Monasteries of the
Heart, an online monastery founded by Joan Chittister. Your
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2014 Speaking Schedule

The Episcopal Network for
Stewardship Conference,
Emory University, Atlanta GA
June 7

Lecture Series of University
Congregational United Church
of Christ and University Temple
Methodist, Seattle, WA
June 19-21         
with Marcus J. Borg and John
Dominic Crossan

Chautauqua Institution,
Chautauqua, NY
July 14
Public lecture: The Role of a
Citizen in a Just Democracy

Sisters of St Joseph, Albany
Province, Albany, NY
September 18


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October 12
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