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Listen to your heart beat.

The “Heartbeats” video series includes words and images designed for spiritual renewal and uplifting reflection. In each episode, a sister or associate invites you into a space of compassion and caring. Listen to the call of your caring heart, valuing presence and mutual relationships as a way of life. Activate your compassionate heart, responding to ecological, ecclesial, societal, and global challenges. With each heartbeat, learn more about the congregation and more about yourself.

Watch for new episodes here each month or subscribe to our channel on YouTube to be notified whenever a new video is shared.


Praying for Peace: A Reflection by Patrice Rog, CSA

May 15, 2024
By csa

Sister Patrice Rog invites you to a still place of prayer promoting internal and external peace.


The Spiritual Practice of Chanting: A Reflection

April 15, 2024
By Kelsey Beine


Kelsey Beine is an Associate of the Sisters of St. Agnes. The resources below may be useful as you view and participate with the content of the video.


Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.
Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.

The river is flowing, flowing and growing.
The river is flowing back to the sea.
Mother Earth, carry me. Your child I will always be.
Mother Earth, carry me back to the sea.

Lokah samastah sukinho bhavantu_
[Translation: May all beings everywhere be happy and free.]

Additional Resources:

Chanting: Discovering Spirit in Sound
by Robert Gass

Medicine: Chants for the Modern Mystic
by Fia Forsström
An album of spiritual chants

Veni Sancte Spiritus
by Universal Music France
A Taize Christian chant meaning “Come, Holy Spirit”

Om Namah Shivaya
by Krishna Das
A Hindu chant meaning “I honor the Divine within”

Return Again
by Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach
A Jewish chant

Listen, Listen, Listen
by Lewis David Levin (written by Paramahansa Yogananda)
A trans-denominational chant


Contemplative Spring Walk: A Reflection

March 15, 2024
By Doris Klein, CSA


As the spring begins to bloom, enjoy a contemplative spring walk from Sister Doris Klein, CSA.

Wood(en) Hearts: A Reflection

February 15, 2024
By Pat Hayes, CSA

In this episode of Heartbeats, Sister Pat Hayes, CSA, invites the viewer to reflect on a poem she wrote in 2011. 

Open a PDF of the poem

Coming Home: A Reflection

January 15, 2024
By Anthony Koffman


CSA Associate Anthony Koffman explores the parable of the prodigal son and invites us to apply it to own life. 

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