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We Are More Together Than We Realize

May 24th, 2022
Over two years ago, our Visitor Center here at the Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC) in Albuquerque, NM, closed its doors. At the time, we hoped it was just for the week, which turned into a month, then a summer, and so on. Everyone has their own version of this same story. The movement from togetherness to

The Evolution of the CAC Podcast Network

May 23rd, 2022
How do you explain the Christ to a child?” This was the very first question we asked Richard Rohr on the first season of our flagship podcast, Another Name for Every Thing. Packed into that question were hours of reading, pondering, and Paul playing with his kids. This personally intense question was asked in such a

A Brief History and a Future Glimpse of ONEING

May 13th, 2022
A key publication of CAC Publishing is ONEING—CAC’s spiritual journal, which is read by CAC constituents in fifty-five countries. The journal includes numerous well-known authors and intentionally introduces new voices through its varied themes. While many contributors to the journal have historically been Fr.

Unveiling the Daily Meditations

May 6th, 2022
In September 2021, we “pulled back the veil” to show readers that Richard Rohr’s Daily Meditations (or “DMs,” as we call them) are a team effort. As always, Fr. Richard provides the inspiration—through his fifty-one years of teaching ministry and the countless books, CDs, and MP3s that are its astonishing

CAC is hiring a Salesforce Product Manager!

April 28th, 2022
The Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC) is looking for a team-oriented and results-focused Salesforce professional to lead the continued investment in our Salesforce ecosystem by creating elegant, efficient, and effective technology solutions that help us deliver on our mission. “Our work seeks to

Solidarity with Suffering

April 15th, 2022
Father Richard reflects on the terrible suffering in Ukraine and the transformative message of the crucifixion. "The cross was Jesus’ voluntary acceptance of undeserved suffering as an act of total solidarity with the pain of the world." You can read the the Meditation Father Richard mentions here. This video was

We’re in the Pattern Together

April 13th, 2022
How is the mystery of The Cross revealed in your life? What resurrections follow the many “deaths” we experience? This month, many Christians celebrate Holy Week, honoring the death and resurrection of Jesus. This time often leads to deep reflection on what God is trying to tell us about the promise of enteral

Engaging with God’s Great Story

April 12th, 2022
What image of God were you presented with early on? Some are taught an image of God who desires fear and obedience, and others are taught compassion and forgiveness. How do we reconcile conflicting images? The alternative orthodoxy invites us to journey together in co-responsibility toward greater love. Living

Seeking a More Loving Story

April 11th, 2022
Have you ever asked yourself—why do I feel like I am constantly seeking a deeper connection to God? Seeking is more internal than external, though mainstream religion doesn’t always teach that. Dogma that demands unconditional obedience can view asking questions as a threat. Yet the alternative orthodoxy

Every Thing Belongs

March 15th, 2022
We all have parts of ourselves we try to hide or push away. Yet, how we deal with imperfection in ourselves can help us embrace — or even transform — our imperfect world. In his book Eager to Love, Fr. Richard Rohr writes, “The greatest enemy of ordinary daily goodness and joy is not imperfection, but the demand

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