Executive Director and Founder of CenterQuest
Wil is the founder of CenterQuest and serves as its president and executive director. Born and raised in the Philippines, he came to the U.S. to complete his master’s (Th.M. in counseling ministry) and doctoral (Ph.D. in practical theology with a concentration in spirituality) degrees. A lay Benedictine oblate, trained counselor, spiritual director, and retreat leader, Wil regularly travels across the U.S. and abroad conducting seminars, workshops, retreats, and classes in the field of spirituality. He is the author of a trilogy of books on Henri Nouwen and is an avid promoter of Nouwen’s spiritual legacy. Besides being an active member of the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality, Wil serves on the editorial panel of Presence, the journal published by Spiritual Directors International. A natural networker and passionate collaborator, he considers accompanying people on their sacred journeys his most rewarding personal investment of all.
Location: Pasadena, California
- Henri Nouwen: A Spirituality of Imperfection
- Henri Nouwen and Soul Care: A Ministry of Integration
- Henri Nouwen and Spiritual Polarities: A Life of Tension
- Mere Spirituality: The Spiritual Life According to Henri Nouwen
- PH.D., OBL. O.S.B.