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Mechtild of Magdeburg: Session 2

Mechtild of Magdeburg: Session 2

This is the second session that focuses on the Beguine mystic, Mechtild of Magdeburg. In the tenor of the ancient practice of Lectio Divina, James Finley begins with passages from…

Daily Meditations

Liminal Space

Liminal Space

Father Richard describes how both life and religion can invite us into liminal, sacred space as well as provide us opportunities to escape or ignore it:   We keep praying…


Register Now: Online Gathering with Brian McLaren

Reframe the Bible as a living, breathing narrative – one that mirrors our experiences, aspirations, and search for meaning. LIVE EVENT Sept 28.     

Upcoming events

Everyday Mysticism: An Online Gathering with Dr. Barbara Holmes 

Ever had a glimpse of the mystical? Learn how to embrace mystery in this live online event hosted by Dr. Barbara Holmes. Join us on Oct 18! Recorded replay is available to those who register! 

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


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Register SOON for Falling Upward: Life as a Spiritual Journey

Fall into greater wisdom with Richard Rohr and spiritual seekers across the world in our newest online course! Explore concepts for self-discovery like nonduality, ego, mythology, and the path of descent.

“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.”



Moving from Awareness to Action 

What does compassionate accountability look like? Equal Justice USA‘s Sam Heath reflects on the impact of his decision to join the anti-racist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2017 and explores what true justice, accountability, and safety look like and what is required of us to break the gridlock of

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


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