FOUNDED IN 1987

Richard Rohr founded the Center for Action and Contemplation because he saw a deep need for the integration of both action and contemplation.

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The Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, New Mexico

LATEST PODCAST

Christianity is Many Things

What does “Christianity” mean to you? Do you see it as a force for good in the world? How much harm has it caused? Do you want to stay Christian? And if so, what kind—and…

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DAILY MEDITATIONS

Staying Out Loud

Instead of rejecting my religious community, I remain paradoxically present to it. Continue Reading Staying Out

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ONLINE EDUCATION

Online Courses for Spiritual Seekers

Discover the transformational wisdom of the Christian contemplative tradition in one of our online courses. Meet other spiritual seekers, grow your prayer practice, and strengthen your compassionate engagement with the world.

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WHAT’S NEW

A New Issue of ONEING

How do we process the collective struggles of the past few years? It takes a contemplative mind to live and work in relative isolation and not lose hope. In ONEING: Unveiled discover how to transform loneliness and grief into a deeper experience of Divine Love.

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“There is a deep relationship between the inner revolution of prayer and the transformation of social structures and social consciousness. Our hope lies in the fact that meditation is going to change the society that we live in, just as it has changed us.”

– FATHER RICHARD ROHR

RECOMMENDATIONS

Staff Favorites from our Online Bookstore

As fellow travelers on the contemplative path, CAC staff recommendations include a mixture of both classic and recent materials including The Meaning of Mary Magdalene, The Naked Now, and Race and the Cosmos.

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“It is being together in our wholeness, with the entire body of Christ, that makes it somehow easier to believe that we are beautiful.”

– FATHER RICHARD ROHR

CAC NEWS

The Evolution of the CAC Podcast Network

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

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WHO WE ARE

The Center for Action and Contemplation is an educational nonprofit that introduces spiritual seekers to the contemplative Christian path of transformation.

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WHAT WE DO

The Center for Action and Contemplation’s programs and resources are designed to help participants deepen connection with their innermost selves and strengthen engagement in the world from a place of compassion.

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OUR TEACHERS

The Center for Action and Contemplation works closely with our expanding faculty who serve as elders, teachers, and spiritual leaders to continue serving and building on Richard Rohr’s founding vision for many years to come.

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