Wendy M. Wright, PhD is Professor of Theology at Creighton University and teaches regularly in several graduate ministerial programs. Her expertise falls in the areas of history of spirituality (notably Salesian spirituality), family spirituality, spiritual direction and the Catholic devotional tradition. She has authored eight books including, Sacred Dwelling: A Spirituality of Family Life, Sacred Heart: Gateway to God, Seasons of a Family’s Life: Cultivating the Contemplative Spirit at Home and Mary and the Catholic Church: Le Point Vierge. Her most recent book is The Lady of the Angels and Her City: a Marian Pilgrimage. She and her husband, Roger Bergman, are the parents of three adult offspring and grandparents of three.
Ron is president of the Oblate School of Theology, San Antonio, Texas. Ordained to the priesthood in 1972, he received his doctorate at the University of Louvain. Before taking his current position, he taught for many years at Newman Theological College in Edmonton, Alberta. He writes a popular column carried by almost 100 papers worldwide and has authored several books including The Holy Longing: Guidelines for a Christian Spirituality, The Restless Heart: Finding Our Spiritual Home in Times of Loneliness, Forgotten Among the Lilies: Learning to Love Beyond Our Fears, Secularity and the Gospel and Sacred Fire: A Vision for a Deeper Human and Christian Maturity and Prayer.
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