In 1988, Elizabeth meet Fr Thomas Keating and has been studying with him since that date. Fr Thomas is her mentor and friend.
Elizabeth founded Contemplative Outreach UK in 1989 after going to the USA to train as a Presenter. She has since been back to the USA on many occasions for further training and courses.
She has studied Scripture and Theology. After leaving college, she spent 6 years studying Christian spirituality with the Distance Learning course at Ealing Abbey.