Julie Vieira, IHM, MA, (she/her) is a writer, presenter, and thinker in spirituality with particular attentiveness to living the darkness and light — the poetry and rough prose — of everyday life. She holds a Master of Arts in Theology from St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto. She currently serves as the director of the Margaret Brennan Institute and as a volunteer crisis counselor for LGBTQ+ youth. Her most recent publication is the essay “O Radiant Dawn” on mysticism and the future of religious life for The Occasional Papers: A publication of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (Summer 2023). Her next presentation is “Teresa of Avila, the Writer: A Workshop to Inspire Your Inner Artist and Activist” in October 2023. Visit julievieira.org.



August 6, 2023

Feast of the Transfiguration

Today on this feast of the Transfiguration, we, the disciples and seekers of today, are likewise called not just to celebrate the revelation of Jesus as Messiah. But we are called to perform our own gut check and to draw courage, energy, and determination from our experience with God.

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