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Fragments of Your Ancient Name

Relinquishment and Hope

Fly While You Still Have Wings

Reflections on Aging

Suffering and Compassion

A Resilient Spirit

Letting Go of Regrets

Reflections on Pilgrimage

Seeds of Compassion

Compassion: A Way of Life

Joyce reads her poem “Old Maps No Longer Work”


Listen to Joyce read her poem “My Last Day.”

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Listen to Joyce read her poem “Burdens.”

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Listen to Joyce read her poem “Eye-Kissing Light.”

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Listen to Joyce read her poem “Receiving From the Taproot.”

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Listen to Joyce read her Trusting the Healing Process reflection.

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Listen to Joyce read her Anxiety and Worry reflec.tion

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The Interplay Between Spirituality and Nature, Your Radical Truth

In a world grappling with environmental concerns, it is essential to recognize the interplay between spirituality and nature. In this episode of the Your Radical Truth podcast, host Margaret Mary O’Connor interviews Joyce Rupp about her works that delve into the profound connection between our spiritual lives and the natural world.

Together, they explored various aspects of this relationship, shedding light on the significance of Earth Day, Pope Francis’ encyclical “Care For Our Common Home,” and the urgent need to address global warming.

Joyce also shared insights into her books, including The Circle of Life, Boundless Compassion, and The Cosmic Dance, which intertwine spirituality and nature.

Talking About Lent on Anita Lustrea, Faith Conversations

On this episode of Faith Conversation, Anita Lustrea talks with Joyce Rupp about Lent.

BenBurb Priory Podcast Interviews Joyce Rupp

Benburb Priory in Northern Ireland interview with Joyce on topics such as Spiritual Growth, Compassion, The Camino, Finding Rootedness, and True Pilgrimage.

Return to the Root Interview on Anita Lustrea, Faith Conversations

On this episode of Faith Conversation, Anita Lustrea talks with Joyce Rupp about her life as well as her recent book Return to the Root: Reflections on the Inner Life.

Podcast Interview on Talking Joy

On this episode of The Talking Joy Podcast, Joyce Rupp discusses one of her favorite books, The Cosmic Dance. A beautiful book of poetry, reflection, meditation, and the spirituality of life-life on this earth and life in the cosmos. It transcends religious boundaries and speaks to the soul of nature, humanity, and divinity, united in one glorious experience of the universe.

Henri Nouwen, Now & Then Podcast | Joyce Rupp, Praying Our Goodbyes

In this episode of Now & Then Joyce Rupp fearlessly addresses the reality of life’s losses and sorrows.

Experiencing Transitions Video Series

Joyce Rupp inspires and guides us with her reflections and poems on the upheavals, challenges and ultimate blessings that we experience through the changes and transitions we inevitably face in our lives.

Each of the 10 episodes in this beautiful series, features Joyce personally sharing with us the threads of some of her own transitions, by way of introducing the theme of each episode and the poems that have emerged from those transitions.

Podcast Interview on Catholic Health Initiatives 

Joyce Rupp offers a podcast interview on becoming mindful and compassionate on the CHI Network.

Prayer Seeds Audiobook

$10.98 • ZIP, M4B
Available exclusively through Christian Audio.

Some of Joyce Rupp’s most perennially popular books have been collections of her original prayers, blessings, poems, and reflections. In Prayer Seeds, a book that won two first place awards in spirituality, she offers almost a hundred new selections on a variety of themes such as the feasts and seasons of the liturgical year, compassion, ministry, difficult times, and significant events such as weddings.

The Cup of Our Life Audiobook

$10.98 • ZIP, M4B, MP3
Available exclusively through Christian Audio.

This bestselling contemporary classic has sold more than 200,000 copies. The current edition includes a new preface. The focus of the book uses the symbol of a cup to approach various aspects of the spiritual life. Rupp illustrates how an ordinary cup can become a sacred vessel that connects listeners with life and brings them into closer union with the Divine. She explores how the cup is a rich symbol of life, with its emptiness and fullness, its brokenness and flaws, and its many blessings. With daily devotions for six weeks, the audiobook is ideal for individuals, as well as group usage.

Boundless Compassion DVD

$50.00 (DVD) – 5 disc set
Available exclusively through the Servants of Mary Gift Store.
This product is not returnable.

“Living compassionately is rarely convenient and often downright challenging.” — Joyce Rupp

This set includes five DVDs, each one containing an hour-long presentation by Joyce Rupp about one of the topics covered in Boundless Compassion. These teachings are a valuable resource for personal use, for small-group study, or for leading retreats and conferences on the subject of compassion.

Befriend the Darkness, Welcome the Light (MP3)

$16.95 • Length: 126 minutes
Available exclusively through Ave Maria Press.
This product is not returnable.

“Darkness comes into our lives in two ways. Sometimes we choose darkness, and sometimes it chooses us.” — Joyce Rupp

All too often we feel overwhelmed by life, unable to rise above our fears and weaknesses. Yet it is within our darkest hour that the light of our finest hour begins to shine. The file can be downloaded and listened to on a computer, MP3 player, or mobile device. Sales to U.S. customers only.

Praying Our Goodbyes (Audio Book)

$24.99 (Available through Franciscan Media)

Everyone has had to say goodbye. Experiences of loss abound: death, illness, unemployment, severed ties, financial struggles or geographical moves, to name but a few. Joyce Rupp has a healing gift for helping readers and listeners to reflect, ritualize and reorient themselves when loss looms large in their lives. In this book, she writes about healing and recovered hope. This audio edition includes six chapters, rooted in Scripture and concluding with questions for further refection.

Walking with Those Who Hurt (2-CD Set)

$24.99 (Available through Servants of Mary Gift Store)

Presentation 1: Caring for Ourselves
Presentation 2: Coping with Change Walking with Those Who Hurt is an open invitation for those in caring ministries and those who regularly walk with those who hurt to seek the God within. Speaker Joyce Rupp’s central theme is that by growing through suffering, we are able to be compassionate with others who are hurting. Her insightful presentations convey a deep personal sense of the journey through grief. In her first presentation, Rupp explores the ideas of solitude, contemplation, and becoming aware of the presence of Christ in Everyone. In her second presentation, she focuses on the psychological studies of grief and transition while outlining the difficult process of change in everyone’s life. She addresses such issues as how we deal with change, different types of loss, the often overwhelming mix of emotions that embody the grieving process, and the stages of transition.
(1 hour, 30 minutes)