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Lost and Found (Fr. Thomas Keating dies; the Seven Deadly Sins are revived )

Click below to hear the episode:

Fr Thomas KeatingFr. Thomas Keating, founder of the contemplative prayer movement, died last week at age 95. In the first half of the episode, with permission from Contemplative Outreach, we hear the audio of a YouTube video in which Father teaches us the basics of the practice. Here are links to other Fr. Keating video presentations:

The Benefits of Centering Prayer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEO2xi8WIrA

Centering Prayer:  Becoming Nothing – In Memory of Thomas Keating

https://youtu.be/VA7A_Xjvr8o

Sharing the Divine Nature – In Memory of Thomas Keating

https://youtu.be/mHC9Afp5qKY

MaryAnn SteutermannIn the second half of the episode, MaryAnn Steutermann, a writer and high school teacher in Louisville, KY, wonders if the Seven Deadly Sins of the old Baltimore Catechism, might be relevant today. Her Busted Halo essay, “Sloth! Wrath! Greed! Oh my! What the Seven Deadly Sins Mean Today,” can be found here: https://bustedhalo.com/ministry-resources/sloth-wrath-greed-oh-my-what-the-seven-deadly-sins-mean-today