Father Tom Picton, CSsR, is a Redemptorist priest and a member of the Denver Province. He has had a relationship with the Desert House of Prayer for thirty-five years. He is a Fellow in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors and a Clinical Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Tom began making retreats at Desert House almost from its founding by Fr. John Kane and Sisters Dorothy Lesher and Peg Williams. His interests include spirituality, history, music, theater, film, paleontology, the conjuring arts and last but not least baseball.