Nancy Sylvester


Nancy Sylvester, IHM, is founder and director of the Institute for Communal Contemplation and Dialogue. She served in leadership of her own religious community, the Sister Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Monroe, Mich., as well as in the presidency of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR). Prior to that, she was National Coordinator of NETWORK, the national Catholic social justice lobby.

Articles by Nancy Sylvester

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Dive below surface this Holy Week Mar 29, 2018 Story : Column
Valentines and ashes, divine dance Feb 13, 2018 Story : Column
New year, new reorientation Jan 24, 2018 Story : Column
Incarnation's joys: cookies and milk Dec 21, 2017 Story : Column
Advent: Where is God present? Nov 27, 2017 Story : Column
An encounter with a Dreamer Nov 1, 2017 Story : Column
No room for compassion fatigue Sep 26, 2017 Story : Column
You have to be carefully taught Aug 29, 2017 Story : Column
If you can't sit, consider swimming Jul 24, 2017 Story : Column
Grief and gratitude, life's strong currents Jun 29, 2017 Story : Column
Casting our net to the other side May 31, 2017 Story : Column
A modern-day crucifixion Apr 11, 2017 Story : Column
The Welcoming Prayer: a powerful, transformative practice Mar 29, 2017 Story : Column
Lightning rods and rainbows Feb 23, 2017 Story : Column
Greeting the new year with compassion Jan 5, 2017 Story : Column
Become communities of cosmic sentries Nov 29, 2016 Story : Column
Becoming a civil and respectful democracy once again Oct 18, 2016 Story : Column
Coping with anger and frustration in a contemplative way Aug 29, 2016 Story : Column
A special moment in time, a fullness leading to newness Aug 22, 2016 Story : Column
We need to tell a new story Jul 6, 2016 Story : Column
Behold, the Body of Christ May 24, 2016 Story : Column
The tenacity of hope: Shining examples of Detroit's students Apr 25, 2016 Story : Column
Proclaiming the Good News Mar 30, 2016 Story : Column
An icon to contemplate this Lent Feb 15, 2016 Story : Column
A lesson from outer space: One species Jan 5, 2016 Story : Column