Carole A. Crumley is senior program director at the Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation, the leading ecumenical center for Christian contemplative living and leadership in North America. She also directs the Clergy Spiritual Life and Leadership: Going Deeper Program and the new Online School of Contemplative Prayer Series. Formerly canon educator and founder of the Center for Prayer and Pilgrimage at Washington National Cathedral, she is an Episcopal priest with leadership experience in three congregations. She is also a widely respected leader of ecumenical retreats, groups, and conferences, and a seasoned pilgrimage guide to sacred sites throughout Europe and the Middle East.