Richard Rohr — Center for Action and Contemplation

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Richard Rohr

Franciscan friar and ecumenical teacher, Father Richard Rohr bears witness to the deep wisdom of Christian mysticism and traditions of action and contemplation. Founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation, Father Richard teaches how God’s grace guides us to our birthright as beings made of Divine Love. He is the author of numerous books, including The Universal Christ, The Wisdom Pattern, Just This, and Falling Upward.

You can find him on Twitter @RichardRohrOFM.

2022 Daily Meditations: Nothing Stands Alone

Embrace the Divine Essence of Relationships

Could salvation simply be the willingness to remain in loving relationship with all creation? We will explore this question and more in the 2022 theme for Daily Meditations, Nothing Stands Alone.

In this year’s Daily Meditations, Father Richard Rohr invites you on a journey of understanding God as Relationship—with ourselves, each other, and the earth.

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Scripture as Spirituality

Fr. Richard Rohr reveals how St. In this new edition of Things Hidden, Franciscan Richard Rohr invites you to experience Scripture as spirituality—as a living text that can breathe new life into your relationship with God and change your way of seeing the world. Invigorate your relationship with the Bible and learn to embody a Christ-centered spirituality.

Daily Meditations

Wisdom from Richard Rohr

Read Daily Meditations inspired by the words of Richard Rohr.

“Love is the source and goal, faith is the slow process of getting there, and hope is the willingness to move forward without resolution and closure.”


An illustration of Venus, Richard's late black labrador retriever.

A Story From Richard

Just days before I began “The Universal Christ,” I learned that my fifteen-year-old black lab, Venus, was dying. She would gaze at me as if to say that all sadness—be it cosmic, human, or canine—is one and the same. This realization softens our overly defended hearts. Knowing we all carry hurt makes it hard to be cruel to anyone—it makes us one.

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