Sister Joan Chittister, OSB
Joan Chittister is an internationally known writer and lecturer, one of the most articulate social analysts and influential religious leaders of this age. For over 30 years she has dedicated herself to advocating for universal recognition of the critical questions impacting the global community and has received numerous awards and recognition for her work. Courageous, passionate and charged with energy, she is a much sought after speaker, commentator and clear voice across all religions.
A Benedictine Sister of Erie, Pa., Sister Joan is the author of over 50 books. Among her latest is Following the Path: the search for passion, purpose and joy from Random House. Her book The Monastery of the Heart supports a new movement by her Benedictine community to share their 1500-year-old spirituality with modern-day seekers across a wide spectrum of spiritual traditions. Sister Joan serves on the Advisory Council to The Guibord Center.