Father Thomas Keating is known throughout the world as an exponent, teacher, and writer on contemplative prayer. A Cistercian (Trappist) monk of St. Benedict's Monastery, Snowmass, Colorado, he is a founder of the Centering Prayer Movement and of Contemplative Outreach. He is the author of numerous books, particularly of the trilogy Open Mind, Open Heart; Invitation to Love; and The Mystery of Christ. Among his most recent books is The Daily Reader for Contemplative Living, compiled by S. Stephanie Iachetta.
Stephanie Iachetta, who lives in Rye, NY, holds a B.A. and M.S.E. from the College of New Rochelle and an M.B.A. from Iona College Hagen School of Business. She previously coedited What is Healing Prayer All About?
with Father Peter McCall and Maryanne Lacy.