677. Seán ÓLaoire

Sean O’LaoireFr. Seán ÓLaoire was born in Ireland and earned a B.Sc. degree (major in Mathematics) from the National University of Ireland. Ordained a catholic priest in 1972, he spent 14 years working in Kenya. He is multi-lingual and has an M.A. and Ph.D. in Transpersonal Psychology; he is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in private practice. He is co-founder and the Spiritual Director of a non-denominational community called “Companions on the Journey” based in Palo Alto. He is the author of five books and co-author of a sixth:

  1. “Ukweli ni Nini?” (What is truth?) – written and published in Swahili in 1983
  2. Spirits in Spacesuits – A Manual for Everyday Mystics”- published in 2003
  3. Souls on Safari” – published in 2006 – Translated into German in 2007
  4. A Sensible God” – published in 2008
  5. Why? What Your Life Is Telling You about Who You Are and Why You’re Here” – published in 2013 (with Matthew McKay, PhD and Ralph Metzner, PhD) – Translated into Korean in 2015
  6. Setting God Free: Moving Beyond the Caricature We’ve Created in Our Own Image” – published in 2021

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Interview recorded February 25, 2023

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