“Dear Henri, I’m deeply grateful for the courageous and vulnerable way you lived.”

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“It’s a great podcast - that pierces your heart!”

In these engaging podcasts, Karen Pascal (Executive Director, Henri Nouwen Society), interviews spiritual writers, thinkers and leaders that have all been influenced by Henri Nouwen. They share about Henri’s impact on shaping their own lives, and ways that his ideas continue to resonate and be relevant today.

Some of our most recent guests include best-selling authors: Martin Sheen, Anne Lamott, Parker J. Palmer,  Lisa Harper, Barbara Brown Taylor, Brian D. McLaren, Joyce Rupp, and James Martin.

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Over the past several years, the Henri Nouwen Society has been able to sponsor, co-sponsor and advertise a number of seminars, workshops, webinars and retreats across North America. These events are an occasion for people from all walks of life to explore spiritual themes that emerge in the writings of Henri Nouwen.

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“Often I’ve felt as though Henri wrote from the cries of my own heart.”

Angela, USA

“A life-changing experience occurred when I was in a dark place in life and read Henri’s meditations.”

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