Daily Meditations

We Don’t Need More Data, We Need Mystery

by Christian Crook [re-posted in part from Huffington Post] Last summer I attended a talk by Esther de Waal, a foremost scholar...read more

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Henri Nouwen: The Catholic Priest Who Embraced His Demons

“In our woundedness, we can become sources of life for others.”  — Henri Nouwen Henri Nouwen was a renowned Catholic priest, author...read more

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Priest, Writer, Mentor, Misfit: Understanding Henri Nouwen

by Michael W. Higgins [re-posted in part from Commonweal Magazine] Two decades ago, on September 21, 1996, while on the way to...read more

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Henri Nouwen’s Intimate Letters Shed Light on his ‘Theology of the Heart’

[Re-posted in part from Religion News Service, October 04 – story by John Murawski] (RNS) As one of the 20th century’s pre-eminent...read more

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Executive Director’s Message

Update from Karen Pascal Executive Director, Henri Nouwen Society Dear Friends, I have just returned from a visit to Henri Nouwen’s gravesite...read more

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The Surprisingly Difficult Art of Not Being a Whiny Old Man by Mickey Maudlin

MAY 23, 2016 When I was a young man, I attended a dinner celebrating the career of an elderly and famous evangelical...read more

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Henri Nouwen’s Gift to Anne Lamott

[Re-posted in part from the Anglican Journal, May 18, 2016 – story by Tali Folkins] When Anne Lamott found herself, at age...read more

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‘Way of the Heart’ conference celebrates Henri Nouwen’s ministry

by Jennifer Vosters [reposted in part from the National Catholic Reporter] This summer, the Henri Nouwen Society is hosting an international conference...read more

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Anne Lamott remembers the thinker Henri Nouwen

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20 years beyond the grave, Nouwen still teaching

[Re-posted in part from The Catholic Register, April 23 – story by Michael Swan] TORONTO – Fr. Henri Nouwen is still trying...read more

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