Center for Action and Contemplation

Mailing Address: PO Box 12464, Albuquerque, NM 87195
County of Location: Bernalillo
Phone: (505) 242-9588
NTEE Code: A- Arts, Culture and Humanities
Mission Statement:

We are a center for experiential education, rooted in the Gospels, encouraging the transformation of human consciousness through contemplation, and equipping people to be instruments of peaceful change in the world.

Primary Programs:

CAC teaches contemplative practice that nurtures compassionate action. For over 25 years the CAC has supported the ecumenical ministry of Franciscan Richard Rohr. The non-profit’s administrative offices and bookstore serve people in more than 40 countries, providing educational resources that are grounded in the Christian Tradition and are welcoming of all truth within the Perennial Tradition. CAC offers a free daily email by Fr. Richard, self-paced online courses, a two-year intensive program, publications, recordings, and in-person events. For more information, please visit 

Populations Served: All Populations
Counties Served: Statewide, National, International
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $1,000,000 - $4,999,999
Personnel: 10 to 29 FTE
Executive Director:

Michael Poffenberger

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS

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