Sr. Joan Chittister

Sr. Joan Chittister on The Divine Feminine
NEW Rescheduled Date:
Saturday, April 13th
Time: 1:00 to 2:30 pm (EDT)
Tickets:  $30 each
A Virtual Event for All!

Joan Chittister is one of the most articulate social analysts and influential religious leaders of this age. For over 50 years she has dedicated herself to advocating for universal recognition of the critical questions impacting the global community.

A Benedictine Sister of Erie, PA, Sister Joan is an international lecturer and award-winning author of 60 books. She has won numerous awards for her work for justice, peace, and equality, especially for women.

Courageous, passionate and charged with energy, she is a much sougt-after speaker and a clear voice across all religions.

Join us as Sister Joan looks to the foundations of the Abrahamic world and explores questions, such as: Where does the idea of the Divine Feminine come from? and Why is it important for us to consider today?

For answers, she looks to all of the major religious traditions including the Hebrew scriptures and the life of Jesus in the Christian scriptures. She also presents wisdom stories and considers the basic concepts of God in her reflections on this important aspect of spirituality. Q&A will follow Sr. Joan’s presentation.

Yes – men and women are invited to this important event with Sr. Joan Chittister via Zoom on April 13th!   Zoom invite will be sent two days prior to the event!  (If not available on the program date – Sr. Joan’s presentation will be available “in the cloud” for seven days to paid registrants.) Program is not allowed to be recorded or copied by anyone.

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Sr. Joan’s Bio:

Joan Chittister is one of the most articulate social analyst and influential religious leader of this age. For over 50 years she has dedicated herself to advocating for universal recognition of the critical questions impacting the global community. Courageous, passionate and charged with energy, she is a much-sought after speaker, commentator, counselor and clear voice across all religions.

A Benedictine Sister of Erie, PA, Sister Joan is an international lecturer and award-winning author of 60 books. She has won 16 Catholic Press Association awards for her books, as well as numerous awards for her work for justice, peace, and equality, especially for women, in church and in society. Her latest book, The Monastic Heart: 50 simple practices for a contemplative and fulfilling life was published by Penguin Random House in 2021. The Time is Now: a call for uncommon courage, also with Random House was released earlier.

Sister Joan is an international lecturer, her latest speaking tour was in Australia in the summer of 2022. She has appeared with the Dali Lama, on “Meet the Press,” and on “Super Soul Sunday” with Oprah Winfrey in 2015 and 2019. Additionally, she has been an interview guest on countless podcasts, radio talk shows and for magazines and documentaries.

A founding member of the Global Peace Initiative of Women, a partner organization of the UN, she works to develop a worldwide network of women peace builders. As co-chair of this group, she has facilitated gatherings of spiritual leaders throughout the Middle East, in Asia, Africa, the Far East and Europe in an effort to spread an interfaith commitment to peace building, equality and justice for all peoples.

Sr. Joan received her masters degree from the University of Notre Dame and her doctorate from Penn State University in Speech Communications Theory. In 1996 she was an elected fellow at St. Edmund’s College, Cambridge University and the Von Huegel lecturer there.

She is the founder and executive director of Benetvision: a resource and research center for contemporary spirituality located in Erie, PA where she lives.    www.joanchittister.org