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.
“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.