Father Thomas Keating

An internationally renowned Trappist Monk, spiritual leader and author known for promoting contemplative prayer and religious tolerance, discussed “The Experience of Centering Prayer”.

Thomas Keating, OCSO, is a founder of Contemplative Outreach, a spiritual network that teaches the Centering Prayer throughout the United States and provides a support system for those who practice it. He is the author of several books including Open Heart, Open Mind and Invitation to Love: A Way of Christian Contemplation.

Father Keating is a member of the International Committee for Peace Council which fosters dialogue among the world religions. He is also a member of the Snowmass Interreligious Conference, a group of teachers from world religions who meet annually to share their experience of the spiritual journey in their respective traditions.

For further infomation about him, please see St. Benedict's Monastery, The Diocese of Ferns, and an interview for Spirituality and Health magazine.

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