Christine Valters Paintner
Christine Valters Paintner, PhD is a Benedictine oblate living in Galway, Ireland with her husband where they run Abbey of the Arts, a virtual monastery and global community. She is the author of sixteen nonfiction books on contemplative practice and the arts and two poetry collections from Paraclete Press, Dreaming of Stones and The Wisdom of Wild Grace. She attended the Collegeville Institute summer workshop "In the Thick of It" with Lauren Winner in 2018. You can find more of her writing and poetry at AbbeyoftheArts.com.