A Position of the Heart

A Position of the Heart

A Position of the Heart He seduced the Cross into making love. He coaxed it, pressed it to himself, Until it was difficult to see which had initiated the embrace, which was making the offering. And which one had actually given in. Jo-Ann Iannotti, OP This post was...
A Vocation of Surprises: One Sister’s Path and the Arts

A Vocation of Surprises: One Sister’s Path and the Arts

Dominican Sister of Hope Jo-Ann Iannotti is a published author, photographer, teacher, and, now, the Art and Spirituality Coordinator at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center in Litchfield, CT. After teaching for seventeen years, Sister worked as the Associate...
Lent: Serving from the Periphery

Lent: Serving from the Periphery

After the public display of Ash Wednesday, God moves among us unnoticed in everyday life. During this first week of Lent, we are reminded God takes up residence in the lives of the unassuming ones. And, as always, God visits them at unexpected times. The messenger of...
Lent: Serving from the Periphery

Lent: A Season for Christian Foolishness

Lent never seems to arrive on time.Whenever we’re ready for it, it seems to come too late in the calendar year, and when it arrives early, it seems we’ve just put the Christmas decorations away.With the arrival of Ash Wednesday this year, we’re faced again with the...