Turning to the Mystics

Turning to the Mystics is a podcast for people searching for something more meaningful, intimate and richly present in the divine gift of their lives. James Finley, clinical psychologist and Living School faculty, offers a modern take on the historical contemplative practices of Christian mystics like Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross. Leaning into their experiences can become a gateway to hope, healing and oneness. Together with Kirsten Oates from the Center for Action and Contemplation, they explore listener questions and examine their own paths as modern contemplatives in this beautiful and broken world.   Bonus: Richard Rohr Read More …

Scripture Index – Homilies: Fr Richard Rohr

The Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC) publishes homilies by Father Richard Rohr. You can browse the homilies here. The homilies continue to grow as a source for spiritual and scriptural nourishment. Contemplative Interbeing is likewise nourished by the wisdom sharing from Fr. Rohr and CAC. We are taking time to create a scripture index to aid those who pursue deeper study. We hope you find this index from the homilies helpful. Click on the “Scripture” reference to read the scripture text. The scripture link utilizes Bible Gateway for ease of access. Each link displays the New Revised Standard Version Read More …

Richard Rohr Podcasts

Enjoy this compilation of various Podcast interviews with Fr Richard Rohr   Homebrewed Christianity Ep 70: Nondualistic Thinking December 21, 2009   the Iconocast Ep 21 by Joanna and Mark December 21, 2010   America Podcasts by Carrie Weber April 12, 2011   The Richard Brendan Show November 11, 2012   The Soul-Directed Life Book Club by Janet Conner July 25, 2013   Newsworthy with Norsworthy – Eager to Love September 15, 2014   Nomad Podcast Ep 84 – Catholic Spirituality for an Emerging Church October 9, 2014   YOU MADE IT WEIRD Ep 253 March 18, 2015   Newsworthy Read More …

Another Name for Everything

Another Name for Every Thing with Richard Rohr is a conversation series on the themes of his new book, The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope For, and Believe. Introducing Another Name for Every Thing with Richard Rohr February 16, 2019 *Christ (Messiah): the anointing of reality with deeper meaning* Christ-Soaked World February 24, 2019 Exploring Chapter 1, ”Christ Is Not Jesus’s Last Name,” from Richard Rohr’s book The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope For, and Believe *God loves things by becoming them.* Radical Inclusivity February 24, Read More …

Podcasts of the Week

Podcasts of the Week is an opportunity to share some of the contemplative and love based conversations going on outside the mainstream media. Let you voice be heard too. Please send us your favorite podcast sites and we will review for the podcast of the week. Featured Podcast 20181116 Our fast-paced lives are filled with distractions, frequently leaving us disillusioned and dissatisfied―with ourselves, with others, and even with God. Spiritual practices that used to sustain us fall short when life circumstances bring us to the limits of our self. Phileena Heuertz’ latest book, Mindful Silence, illuminates some of the fundamentals Read More …

Spiritual Talks by Fr. Greg Mayers

Fr. Gregory Mayers, C.Ss.R., a Redemptorist priest and Zen Roshi, explores the intersection and tension between Christian and Zen traditions in talks given at Mercy Center Burlingame. Click the links in the right-hand column to listen. You may download these talks for personal use, but please do not repost.   Self… or No Self? Language creates a gulf between Eastern and Western concepts of the Self. In silence, this chasm may be bridged.    Self or No Self Absence is the Evidence of Reality A deep experience of God’s absence is compelling evidence of His reality.    Absence Evidence Easter Season 2017 Read More …