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Clare of Assisi

In her new book, Clare of Assisi and the Thirteenth-Century Church: Religious Women, Rules, and Resistance (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016), School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor Catherine M. Mooney explores the story of Clare of Assisi (1193-1253), who … Continue reading

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“Blessed are the pure in heart”

Boston College alumna Patricia Sodano Ireland, director of theology programs in the division of Graduate and Professional Studies at Saint Joseph’s College in Maine, is the author of the book, Guardian of a Pure Heart: St. Augustine on the Path … Continue reading

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The joy of the saints

In his new book, Between Heaven and Mirth: Why Joy, Humor, and Laughter Are at the Heart of the Spiritual Life, television commentator and author Rev. James Martin, SJ, shows how the saints used humor in their spiritual journeys, how … Continue reading

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