James Carroll tells a story of faith, reason, and freedom.
It is hard to imagine a time or place more opposed to the gospel than fifth-century Ireland.
If Benedict’s Rule is a text of resistance, what does it help us resist?
Is there a future for religious women in North America and Western Europe? Even heavily Catholic regions like Ireland and Quebec have populations of Catholic sisters who are overwhelmingly elderly.
It’s been 100 years since your birth and almost 75 since you entered the abbey. You died with your story unfinished.