Below is an excerpt of a review of Beyond All Galaxies, the new book by Pax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace Sr. Kathleen Pruitt, CSJP, from the Global Sisters Report, a project of the National Catholic Reporter. Use this link to read the entire piece.

Sister Kathleen Pruitt, CSJP, Zen teacher and lifelong practitioner of contemplative prayer, has published a new book, Beyond All Galaxies: Poetry and Reflections for the Journey (Kenmare Press, 2023).

The book takes the reader on a journey from hikes in the mountains to oceans, streams, lakes, and rivers to the stars in the skies, through the known and unknown and beyond in this collection of poems and reflections. Beyond All Galaxies will be appreciated by anyone who enjoys poetry, those new to Zen practice or contemplative prayer, and those who, like Sister Kathleen, are longtime practitioners. These poems and reflections invite the reader to stay present, pay attention, go deeper, and experience the universe in awe and wonder.

Sister Kathleen serves on the Congregation Leadership Team for the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. She is a past president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, was Vice President of Pax Christi International, and serves on the PeaceHealth System Board of Directors. … She holds advanced degrees in history and social work and is a Zen teacher. …

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Beyond All Galaxies is published by Kenmare Press, a publishing imprint of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is available in paperback and ebook: Use this link to find more information.

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