Tom StellaTom Stella was ordained a Catholic priest in the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1972. Having resigned from that Order he now exercises his call to minister in a variety of ways: as a hospice chaplain, spiritual director, retreat facilitator, teacher, and writer.

He is the co-founder and director of Soul Link, Inc., a non-profit whose mission is to create opportunities for spiritual seekers to meet and nurture one another’s interior life. Tom is an associate visiting professor of religion at Colorado College and an instructor at the Center for Spiritual Living in Colorado Springs.

He is the author of six books:
The God Instinct
A Faith Worth Believing
Finding God Beyond Religion
CPR for the Soul
In Sync with the Sacred, Out of Step with the World
Meditations for Mediocre Mystics 

He has graduate degrees in theology (Univ. of Notre Dame), counseling (Univ. of Michigan), and spirituality (Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley), and he holds a counseling credential through the National Board of Certified Counselors.