Richard Rohr





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Fr. Richard Rohr is a globally recognized ecumenical teacher bearing witness to the universal awakening within Christian mysticism and the Perennial Tradition. He is a Franciscan priest of the New Mexico Province and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Fr. Richard's teaching is grounded in the Franciscan alternative orthodoxy—practices of contemplation and lived kenosis (self-emptying), expressing itself in radical compassion, particularly for the socially marginalized.

Fr. Richard is author of numerous books, including Everything Belongs, Adam’s Return, The Naked Now, Breathing Under Water, Falling Upward, and Immortal Diamond: The Search for Our True Self.

CAC is home to the Rohr Institute wh...more


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Falling Upward: A Spiritual...
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Everything Belongs: The Gif...
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The Naked Now: Learning to ...
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Immortal Diamond: The Searc...
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Breathing Underwater: Spiri...
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Things Hidden: Scripture as...
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Adam's Return: The Five Pro...
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“We do not think ourselves into new ways of living, we live ourselves into new ways of thinking.”
Richard Rohr

“every time God forgives us, God is saying that God's own rules do not matter as much as the relationship that God wants to create with us.”
Richard Rohr, Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life

“Faith does not need to push the river because faith is able to trust that there is a river. The river is flowing. We are in it.”
Richard Rohr

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