Judith Valente is a former news correspondent for PBS -TV, a poet, retreat guide, and author of several spirituality titles, including How to Live: What the Rule of St. Benedict Teaches Us About Happiness, Meaning and Community and Atchison Blue, her memoir of time spent with the Benedictine sisters of Atchison, Kansas, before becoming an Oblate in 2013. Her latest book, How to Be: A Monk & a Journalist Reflect on Living & Dying, Purpose & Prayer, Forgiveness & Friendship will be out in November.

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New journal seeks to reflect Catholic view of life, inherently meaningful

Spirituality Preview: An alertness to what lies beyond the visible is what a new magazine called Presence: A Journal of Catholic Poetry tries to uncover and decipher. 


Poet Wendell Berry bequeaths farming legacy to small Catholic college

Eco Catholic: The award-winning poet, fiction writer and essayist is teaming up with the Dominican Sisters of Peace to pass on his family's farming legacy to a new generation.