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Ronald Rolheiser, O.M.I. (born 1947[1] in Cactus Lake, Saskatchewan), in August 2005 was elected president of the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, Texas. He received his doctorate at the University of Louvain, and is a member of the Catholic Theological Society of America, the Canadian Theological Society, and the Religious Studies Association of Alberta. Before taking his current position, he taught for many years at Newman Theological College in Edmonton, Alberta. He is a specialist in the fields of spirituality and systematic theology.[2]

Rolheiser has a regular column in the Catholic Herald which is featured in approximately 90 newspapers in five different countries.[2]


  • The Shattered Lantern: Rediscovering a Felt Presence of God, Crossroad, 1995, rev. ed. 2001. ISBN 0-8245-1884-5
  • Against an Infinite Horizon: The Finger of God in Our Everyday Lives, Crossroad, 1995, rev. ed. 2001. ISBN 978-0-8245-1586-7
  • The Holy Longing: Guidelines for a Christian Spirituality, Doubleday, 1999. ISBN 978-0-385-49418-2
  • The Restless Heart: Finding Our Spiritual Home in Times of Loneliness, Doubleday, 2004. ISBN 978-0-385-51114-8
  • Forgotten Among the Lilies: Learning to Love Beyond Our Fears, Doubleday, 2007. ISBN 978-0-385-51232-9
  • Our One Great Act of Fidelity: Waiting for Christ in the Eucharist, Doubleday, 2011. ISBN 978-0-307-88705-4
  • Prayer: Our Deepest Longing, Franciscan Media, 2013. ISBN 978-1-61636-657-5
  • Sacred Fire: A Vision for a Deeper Human and Christian Maturity, Image, 2014. ISBN 978-0-8041-3914-4
  • The Passion and the Cross, Franciscan Media, 2015. ISBN 978-1-61636-812-8
  • Bruised and Wounded: Struggling to Understand Suicide, Paraclete Press, 2017. ISBN 978-1-64060-0843
  • Wrestling with God: Finding Hope and Meaning in Our Daily Struggles to Be Human, Image, 2018. ISBN 978-0-8041-3946-5


  1. ^ Ronald Rolheiser. [ -saints/#.VV-s_E_BzGc TALES OF TWO EARTHY SAINTS] Catholic Herald, 17 June 1988.
  2. ^ a b "Ron Rolheiser – Speaker, Columnist and Author". Archived from the original on 2008-03-20. Retrieved 2008-03-28.

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