Mike Smoolca is an experienced contemplative group and workshop facilitator. He is a graduate of the Spiritual Direction Internship program at Fairfield University. Mike is commissioned as a Stephen Minister and as a Presenter of Centering Prayer. He is active in several roles and ministries in his parish, St Mary's in Simsbury, CT. He also presents Thomas Merton programs and facilitates Merton Contemplative Living workshops. The core of Mike's spirituality is an emphasis on being present to God in all things, in each life circumstance, and in contemplative stillness.