Author

Melissa Musick Nussbaum

Writer

Melissa Musick Nussbaum is a columnist for National Catholic Reporter and Celebration magazine and the author of eight books on religion and spirituality. She studied at Grinnell College and St. Thomas Seminary, and was a college chaplain for nine years. Nussbaum is co-author, with her daughter Anna Keating, of “The Catholic Catalogue: A Field Guide to the Daily Acts That Make Up a Catholic Life,” published in February 2016. Read her at My Table Is Spread or follow her and Anna Keating at The Catholic Catalogue.

Nathalie Nelson Parker

Reflective Leadership Grants offer a step back

“The ability to slow down ... allowed me time to listen, explore and be more impactful for the communities I am called to serve.” 

— Nathalie Nelson Parker, Civitas Consulting Group 

Christian leaders from a variety of roles are welcome to apply. The grants provide “balcony time” to reflect on accomplishments, broaden perspectives and discern next steps. The application deadline is May 28, 2024.

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