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Category: CAC News

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

It Can’t Be Carried Alone

March 9th, 2022
We invite you to engage in the practice of lectio divina with "It Can't Be Carried Alone," a poem from Father Richard Rohr written in response to the suffering of the Ukrainian people and as a meditation on the experience of watching events unfold from over 6,000 miles away. Read the following passage slowly four

The Man in the Maze

December 17th, 2021
Father Richard and a small group of co-founders began the work of the Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC) in a former barracks next to Holy Family Parish in Albuquerque, NM, in 1987. They hosted teach-ins for local activists and faith leaders – on topics like contemplation, liberation theology, and social

Board Summary of Investigation into Allegations Made by Teresa Mateus

December 13th, 2021
Earlier this year, Teresa Mateus, a well-known colleague, posted an open letter critical of the Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC). The open letter resurfaced allegations of inappropriate behavior against an individual who, while not employed by CAC, had been a collaborator and participated in CAC-sponsored

CAC Executive Director Michael Poffenberger Interviewed on Contemporary Spirituality Podcast

August 26th, 2021
Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC) Executive Director Michael Poffenberger was recently featured on an episode of the podcast Contemporary Spirituality. In this episode, Michael shares how the CAC are building on Fr. Richard Rohr’s vision for the organization and its role in the future of the Christian

Update on the Independent Review

August 18th, 2021
This past winter, Teresa Mateus, a respected colleague, posted an open letter critical of the Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC). This letter, along with continued reflection and discussions within our community, lent urgency to our ongoing efforts to examine how we can embody the values that guide our work and

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