Christine Valters Paintner
Christine Valters Paintner is a Benedictine oblate living in Galway, Ireland with her husband where they lead pilgrimages to sacred places. She is the author of eleven nonfiction books on contemplative practice and the arts and her poems have been published widely. Her first poetry collection, Dreaming of Stones, is forthcoming from Paraclete Press. 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.