Chapter 50 of the Rule of Benedict, written to address the circumstances when the whole community could not gather for prayer, has particular resonance for our times, writes Natalie Acton.
August 18, 2021
In our contemporary, connected world, that delicious down time, that lovely space created by waiting seems to have been crowded with production, writes Natalie Acton.
November 21, 2018
An afternoon with poets and writers delivered Natalie Acton with “an unexpected and precious gift”. “I think I’d experienced… what Benedictine Sister Joan Chittister names as having an ‘unboundaried heart’.”
August 15, 2018
While studies reveal “binge-watching” isn’t good for our physical health and social well-being, could it also have an impact on our spiritual health, asks Natalie Acton.
March 21, 2018
A recent trip to the cinema saw me quite by accident stumble across one of the most uplifting movies of 2017, and strangely, it got me thinking about Advent, writes...
November 15, 2017