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CAC's 35 Year Anniversary

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Stay Loyal to Reality (feat. Barbara Brown Taylor)

What is your response when your faith tradition demands that you deny reality? Barbara Brown Taylor is back to discuss the importance of embracing “what is” more than…

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Be Present as a Child

Father Richard describes how a beginner’s mind opens us to awe, wonder, and true presence with God and others:   Let me try to sum it up and describe it in this…


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What is the true story of Mary Magdalene—the first witness to the resurrection? Discover how Mary’s wisdom can transform our modern lives in this 8-week online course. Space is filling up quickly; enroll today!  

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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.”



From the Archives: Richard Rohr on “Action and Contemplation” (1987)

To celebrate the Center for Action and Contemplation’s (CAC) 35th Anniversary year, we will be releasing a series of archival recordings of Richard Rohr from the early years of our founding. This first recording is from a series of foundational teachings on “Action and Contemplation” given by Richard in 1987 —

Sketch Drawing of the Bell Tower at the Visitor Center at the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, NM


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