The Rev. Matthew Wright is an Episcopal priest, writer, and retreat leader working to renew the Christian Wisdom tradition. He serves as priest-in-charge at St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church in Woodstock, NY and is a teacher for Northeast Wisdom and The Contemplative Society, non-profits rooted in the teaching lineage of Cynthia Bourgeault. Matthew lives with his wife, Yanick, alongside the brothers of Holy Cross Monastery in West Park, NY.
Some of the topics we cover include his work and practices in Sufism and ways in which he incorporates analogous practices into his teachings and ministry, The Gospel of Thomas and integrating into parish life, the work of his teacher, Cynthia Bourgeault, his journey to India and eastern mysticism, and much, much more!
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