Thursday, 1 November 2018 - 11:08am Author: Marlene Kropf
Like others who never met Fr. Thomas personally, I feel as though I knew him because of his unforgettable voice on recordings and the wisdom of his writings. I'm especially remembering and giving thanks for the times when Mennonites and Catholics in northern Indiana met to listen to his recorded teachings and then practice centering prayer together -- what a gift for our ecumenical friendship! For this path of quiet prayer and the healing and transformation it brings, I am deeply grateful. Ma... Read more
I have never had the pleasure of meeting you but your voice has been a wonderful friend and your books treasured companions these past few years. Like many others, you transformed my life with the practice of Centering Prayer, which was clearly instructed and guided by our local chapter using your resources. I can truly say I feel closer to God than ever before and genuinely and truly happy since immersing myself in Centering Prayer twice a day. As time goes on, it is easier to allow ... Read more
Thursday, 1 November 2018 - 10:58am Author: nikki and joe murphy
Our sorrow is too deep for words. We will be ever grateful for the personal times we shared with you out at Snowmass. You were the cherry on the top of our Spiritual Journey. Always encouraging us to seek and find. IZZY. You radiated God's Love to us with every encounter. You will be forever in our hearts and mind. We love you, Thomas.
Joe and Nikki Murphy
West Chester, Pa.
Thursday, 1 November 2018 - 10:53am Author: Geoff Wildbur, Urubamba, Peru
A truly wonderful and transformative individual has transitioned into the Rising Tide of Silence. Thank you for your service. Your willingness to Pray, Listen and Follow has been a truly great source of inspiration to me.
Thursday, 1 November 2018 - 9:50am Author: Jackie Bays
I attended a 10 day silent Centering Prayer retreat with Father Keating many years ago. His presence was larger than life. His humility, kindness
and humor were endearing.
It was so clear that Father Keating walked his talk and lived on a plane of consciousness near our God.
Thursday, 1 November 2018 - 9:37am Author: Tom Harvey - Austin, Texas
Father Thomas was a light of gentle love and wisdom in my life. His Open Heart, Open Mind lit a candle that glows with steady peace, guiding me in my spiritual practice. Although I never met him, I feel I knew him, and I will never forget him.
Thursday, 1 November 2018 - 9:22am Author: Sue Beare
The teachings of Fr. Keating were introduced to me by a wonderful parishioner. Since then, I have made available the Contemplative Prayer sessions wherever I have served. His voice and words have been a blessing throughout the years.
Thursday, 1 November 2018 - 9:19am Author: Michael Martin
A Saint of God. We ask your intercession.
Thursday, 1 November 2018 - 6:28am Author: Eileen Garcia FLORIDA
I was first introduced to Centering Prayer over 15 years ago ( can it have been that long ago? ) through Fr. Keating's " Open Heart, Open Mind". Just what I was looking for!. I attended a Centering Prayer group weekly for about 4 years after learning of Centering Prayer. Fr Thomas's explanation and guidance in all things Contemplative was such a blessing- he made the experience very approachable and possible for one who never thought she could be quiet in mind and soul.
I actually m... Read more