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Dialogue 6: The Prayer in Ordinary Life

Dialogue 6: The Prayer in Ordinary Life

This is the sixth dialogue session that focuses on the 19th-century mystical text, The Way of a Pilgrim, which covers sections of the first chapter. Resources: The book we…

Daily Meditations

Eros and Agape  

Eros and Agape  

Creation testifies to the overflowing energy of God’s presence in our world. Our own generosity, our surprising ability to forgive, and our endless desire for more life all…


Meeting Fear with Resilience in “Life After Doom”

Discover wisdom and courage for a world falling apart in “Life After Doom,” by Brian McLaren. Find spiritual reflections on resilience and hope in this new book from CAC Faculty.

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Enroll Now! Immortal Diamond Online Course

Discover how the promise of resurrection is true for us — right now. Based on Richard Rohr’s book “Immortal Diamond,” this 10-week course explores the True Self and False Self.

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“There is a deep relationship between the inner revolution of prayer and the transformation of social structures and social consciousness. Our hope lies in the fact that meditation is going to change the society that we live in, just as it has changed us.”


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Now Enrolling! Interior Castle Online Course

Embark on a spiritual journey through the seven mansions of St. Teresa of Ávila’s Interior Castle, featuring wisdom from James Finley and Mirabai Starr.

“Contemplation embodies compassion. The more we are transformed in compassion, the more we act with compassion toward others.”



Your Guide to Contemplative Parenting & Conscious Caregiving 

Many on the contemplative path ask themselves how they can better nurture their children’s minds, bodies, and spirits. Contemplative parenting can be especially challenging for those overcoming trauma from toxic religion, spiritual abuse, and faith deconstruction. Are you no longer connected to the church of

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