Hildegard of Bingen: Patron saint of green and growing

Hildegard was only five years old in 1098 when her parents brought her, their tenth child, to the monastery of St. Disibode. A holy woman named Jutta took the little girl in and taught her Latin and music so she could sing the psalms with the monks and nuns. Jutta also taught Hildegard everything sheContinue reading “Hildegard of Bingen: Patron saint of green and growing”

Cultivating the Wisdom of Vatican II

Sister Joan has written five two-page summaries of the teaching of this extraordinary council. Click here to read and download this free online retreat. Find a friend to talk with. Or put a notice in your parish bulletin calling people together around this topic.

Tiny Retreat #2: Hildegard of Bingen

Hildegard of Bingen: Patron saint of green and growing Hildegard was only five years old in 1098 when her parents brought her, their tenth child, to the monastery of St. Disibode. A holy woman named Jutta took the little girl in and taught her Latin and music so she could sing the psalms with the monksContinue reading “Tiny Retreat #2: Hildegard of Bingen”

Going on vacation? Take a retreat along.

Are you taking your tablet/phone/laptop on vacation? If you are, you can sit by the lake or on the beach and give yourself your annual spiritual. We recommend three online retreats from Good Ground Press that will refresh your soul. Try any one of them. •  Holy Women, Full of Grace •  Why Not Soar? •  The OurContinue reading “Going on vacation? Take a retreat along.”

Special Lent Offer!

Lent is looming. Ash Wednesday is March 6 this year. Spending time with the Gospel is a great way to keep Lent. Sunday by Sunday makes Gospel-centered faith sharing easy.

 The Sunday Gospels during Lent ask each of us — •  What transforms you? Gives you life? •  What have you done with a second chance? •  Is itContinue reading “Special Lent Offer!”

New Online Retreat!

Pray with the women of the gospel. We have a new retreat for you, based on Sister Joan’s new book, Holy Women, Full of Grace. We hope these four sessions with gospel women will be an occasion for you to bless your own life in Christ and unite you in prayer with women and girlsContinue reading “New Online Retreat!”

Finding God

Our 2018 Lenten retreat comes to you from Sister Eleanor Lincoln and Sister Catherine Litecky, both Sisters of St. Joseph who created dozens of online retreats for friends of Good Ground Press. This 8-part retreat—Finding God—was one of the last ones Eleanor and Catherine did for us. We give it to you here as ourContinue reading “Finding God”

New Advent Retreat!

  Prepare Your Heart for Christmas with this 4-part Advent retreat written by Sister Joan. Click here for the first two parts. Look for parts three and four next week. You can view several Sunday by Sunday issues here, too. God bless these weeks of preparation for Christmas. Visit goodgroundpress.com to view our Advent resources!

Fully Alive! An Easter Retreat

Looking for an Easter retreat? Visit goodgroundpress.com and check out our Fully Alive retreat! In this retreat, you will walk with six Christians who have poured out their lives in love — Dorothy Day, Francis of Assisi, Hildegard of Bingen, Teilhard de Chardin, Julian of Norwich, and Paul the Apostle. You can do the freeContinue reading “Fully Alive! An Easter Retreat”