John Sack began his current life cycle in 1938, in Springfield, Ohio; he now lives in Jacksonville, Oregon. He has a BA in English from Yale University and an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Washington.

As a young man, John spent two years under the tutelage of Thomas Merton at Our Lady of Gethsemane, a Trappist monastery in Kentucky. He later trained in Swami Muktananda’s Hindu ashram in Ganeshpuri, India. Yearning for the Father is the culmination of years of research and reflection on the Lord’s Prayer and exploration of numerous spiritual traditions.

John Sack is the author of the internationally acclaimed novel: The Franciscan Conspiracy (White Cloud/Riverwood Book, 2005)