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Staying Grounded and Hopeful in the Difficult Transition of Long-Term Incarceration

May 22nd, 2023
Many of us have found deep transformation through contemplative prayer. How do we help share this practice with others, especially those society often forgets or shuns? In this month’s We Conspire series, discover diverse practices to help us stay hopeful and grounded. Ray Leonardini and Michael Lynch invites us to

Exploring Wisdom Through Crisis Contemplation 

May 22nd, 2023
How does the contemplative path guide you to wholeness? In this month’s We Conspire series, discover diverse practices to help us stay hopeful and grounded. In this profile of CAC faculty member Dr. Barbara A. Holmes from Rev. Dr. Margaret Somerville for Patheos, we are invited to experience the divine within us

Foundations for a Continuing Movement

May 17th, 2023
Last year, Father Richard Rohr officially stepped back from active duties at the Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC), retiring as both Dean of our Core Faculty and as a voting member of the CAC’s Board of Directors. While preparing for Fr. Richard’s transition, part of what we recognized is that no

From the Archives: Richard Rohr on “Letting Go” (1987)

May 11th, 2023
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 days of our founding. This recording is a talk given by Richard in 1987. In this talk Fr. Richard discusses religion as an idol, confusing the

The Healing Path: A Memoir and Invitation

April 24th, 2023
Finding our way along the healing path does not consist of striving for some far-off goal that we may or may not attain but is rather a way of a discovering a secret hidden deep within our hearts. James Finley, Ph.D. What life experiences have drawn you to the healing path?   In The Healing Path: A Memoir and

Gain a Deeper Understanding of Scripture in April’s We Conspire Articles!

April 19th, 2023
How does scripture guide you in your daily life? This month our We Conspire articles explore how scripture written thousands of years ago can inform a loving faith in our modern world. From facing our own egos to embracing change, these articles invite you to discover new ways scripture can lead us toward a more

Love Requires Us to Stand Up to Injustice

April 19th, 2023
How does Jesus’ words quoted in scripture guide you toward love and justice? This month, our We Conspire articles explore how scripture written thousands of years ago can inform a loving faith in our modern world. In this entry, Shane Claiborne, cofounder of Red Letter Christians, asks: “What would our lives look

My Flipped Table: A Reflection on Falling Out of Love with Myself

April 19th, 2023
How does scripture invite you to the path Jesus walked? This month our We Conspire articles explore how scripture written thousands of years ago can inform a loving faith in our modern world. In this article, Carlos A. Rodriguez with Happy Non-Profit and The Happy Givers reflects on his own “table-flipping”

Seeing Scripture as an Art and a Dance

April 19th, 2023
How has your understanding of scripture changed throughout your life? This month, our We Conspire articles explore how scripture written thousands of years ago can inform a loving faith in our modern world. In this reflection, Spiritual Director Valerie Dodge-Reyna considers her winding — and at times traumatizing

Our Financial Philosophy

April 17th, 2023
Father Richard Rohr founded the Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC) in October of 1987. Envisioning a “school for prophets” at the intersection of praxis and prayer, he created the CAC to be an educational nonprofit that introduces spiritual seekers to the Christian contemplative path of transformation.

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