The Wit & Wisdom fundraiser benefits babies and families in northern New Mexico. This riveting conversation amongst dear friends Fr. Richard Rohr, Pete Holmes, and Mirabai Starr, leaves no stone unturned. Their discussion covers subjects such as sexuality, psychedelics as medicine, creating a safe container for raising children in today’s gun culture, and how the Divine Feminine can save us all. The audience will enjoy a one-of-a-kind, intimate journey filled with wit and wisdom!

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is a Franciscan priest, writer, and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Father Richard is one of the most beloved spiritual teachers in the United States and is the author of numerous international best-selling books.


is a standup comedian, creator of the hit HBO series “Crashing,” author of the book Comedy Sex God, and host of the Apple podcast “You Made it Weird.” He often uses his comedic lens to teach the lessons of Fr. Richard.


is an award-winning author of creative non-fiction and contemporary translations of sacred literature. Her most recent book, Wild Mercy, brilliantly explores the fierce and tender wisdom of women mystics. Mirabai is on the 2020 Watkins List of the “100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People of the World,” and she often teaches at Fr. Richard’s Center for Action and Contemplation.


A monk, a Marine, and a money manager walk into a bar…actually, they are all the same person. Doug Lynam is a partner and sustainable investment advisor at LongView Asset Management in Santa Fe, NM, and is the author of From Monk to Money Manager: A Former Monk’s Financial Guide to Becoming A Little Bit Wealthy — And Why That’s Okay. Doug is also a self-proclaimed “Suffering Prevention Specialist,” as well as a columnist and public speaker.

On behalf of Fr. Richard, Pete, and Mirabai, we thank you for helping put contemplative compassion into action by ensuring families in Northern New Mexico have the resources they need to thrive.

Please explore the links below to learn more about our guests.

To learn more about Richard Rohr
Center for Action and Contemplation
Books by Richard

To learn more about Pete Holmes
Comedy Sex God
You Made it Weird

To learn more about Mirabai Starr
Mirabai’s website
Watkins Spiritual 100 List for 2020
Books by Mirabai

To learn more about Doug Lynam
Doug’s website
LongView Asset Management
From Monk to Money Manager