- Kathleen Henderson Staudt
- I work as a teacher, poet and spiritual director at a number of institutions in the DC area. My teaching focuses in various ways on writing, poetry, Spirituality and Christian vocation and ministry - especially from the point of view of the laity. I also offer classes and retreats encouraging people to explore their inner lives, engage their creativity and reflect on their beliefs about God, vocation, and how we can discern and pursue new ways to transform our broken world. I enjoy speaking of faith in the secular academy as well as reminding those preparing for ministry in the Church that our primary purpose is to love and serve the world beyond the church's doors. I love helping people to grow in faith and to find their own voices, and I also love encouraging them to use their minds. I see no contradiction between these impulses, believing as I do that faith, reason and creativity work together.
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Pre-order season for "This Thing Called Poetry"
I have edited a new anthology coming out from Finishing Line Press, a really inspiring collection of poems by Young Adults with cancer. The cohort is people who have received a cancer diagnosis between the ages of 15-39 -- so some of my own poetry is also included.
The number of copies printed will be determined by how many pre-orders the press receives by June 2, so we are on deadline here, and hoping that friends and family as well as caregivers may take this opportunity to order the book and support the project. More info on the book and how to order can be found here. Here are some lovely blurbs already received: