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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A lesson from outer space: One species Jan 5, 2016 Story : Column
Exercising our religious imagination this Christmas Dec 16, 2015 Story : Column
A global quest for God Nov 9, 2015 Story : Column
'Noisy contemplation' Oct 13, 2015 Story : Column
Taking a long loving look at authentic religious life Sep 3, 2015 Story : Column
Laudato Si’ . . . a Call to Contemplation Jul 2, 2015 Story : Column
Exercising contemplative power with the Vatican Jun 1, 2015 Story : Column
Exercising contemplative power with some interesting partners Apr 20, 2015 Story : Column
Exercising contemplative power in the face of growing racial, religious and sexual diversity Mar 16, 2015 Story : Column
The world’s greatest wireless connection Jan 14, 2015 Story : Column
'Exercising Contemplative Power' Nov 4, 2014 Story : Column
Learning to trust again Sep 30, 2014 Story : Column
Contemplation and changing consciousness Aug 27, 2014 Story : Column
Would you stop staring . . . Contemplative practice Jun 30, 2014 Story : Column
When words don't work May 28, 2014 Story : Column
Contemplation, a call to all Apr 28, 2014 Story : Column