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|Mini Retreat - Living Cosmology reflected in Pope Francis||15 May 2021||Saturday||Online Event|
|Retreat - Sacred Mystery in the Heart of Creation||28 May 2021||Friday||53 Mill Street, Westfield, MA, USA|
|Retreat - Drawn to the Road of Fire: Teilhard and Struggle||18 Jul 2021||Sunday||1525 Marriottsville Rd, Marriottsville, MD, USA|
|Retreat - Embracing Struggle: Walking in Hope with Teilhard de Chardin||09 May 2021||Sunday||610 West Elm Avenue, Monroe, MI 48162, USA|
|Retreat - Sacred Mystery in the Heart of Creation||27 Mar 2021||Saturday||Online Event|
|RETREAT: Sacred Mystery in the Heart of Creation||08 Jan 2021||Friday||Online Event|
|CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19: SISTERS OF EARTH 2020 Conference||16 Jul 2020||Thursday||Pallottine Renewal Center, Florissant, Missouri|
|CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19: Contemplative Retreat - Thomas Berry: Mystic, Prophet and Guide to the Ecozoic||07 Jul 2020||Tuesday||Aston, PA, USA|
|CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19: Retreat - Images of God in Teilhard and Merton||24 May 2020||Sunday||84 Walnford Road, Allentown, NJ 08501, USA|
|CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19: American Teilhard Association Annual Meeting - “Voices of the Great Work Inspired by Teilhard”||02 May 2020||Saturday||1047 Amsterdam Ave, Manhattan, New York, NY, USA|
|Retreat - Divine Mystery in the Heart of the Cosmos||18 Aug 2019||Sunday||53 Mill St, Westfield, MA 01085, USA|
|Retreat - Teilhard’s Mysticism: Spiraling into the Cosmic Christ||24 Jul 2019||Wednesday||10845 Rathfon Road, Port Colborne, ON L3K 5V4, Canada|
|Program - Teilhard and Struggle: Drawn to the Road of Fire||14 Jul 2019||Sunday||10 Pinesbridge Road, Ossining, NY 10562, USA|
|Retreat - Gifts of the Universe: Promise and Hope||14 Jul 2019||Sunday||1237 W Monroe St, Springfield, IL, USA|
|Retreat - Dancing within the Heart of the Holy One||07 Jul 2019||Sunday||Miramar, Duxbury, MA, USA|
|Retreat - Mystical Perspective of Earth and Cosmic Consciousness||19 Jun 2019||Wednesday||Stella Niagara Retreats, Stella Niagara, NY|
|Retreat - Teilhard’s Mysticism: Spiraling into the Cosmic Christ||09 Jun 2019||Sunday||2067 Evergreen Road, Villa Maria, Pa. 16155|
|Retreat - Dancing within the Heart of the Holy One||08 Jun 2019||Saturday||323 E 5th St, Concordia, KS, USA|
|Celebration of Thomas Berry||31 May 2019||Friday||420 Hillcrest Road, Greensboro, VT, USA|
|Retreat - Teilhard and Struggle: Drawn to the Road of Fire||19 May 2019||Sunday||Springside Road, Rancocas, NJ|
|Retreat - Teilhard’s Mysticism: Spiraling into the Cosmic Christ||18 Aug 2018||Saturday||1 Enders Island, Mystic, CT|
|Retreat - Our Cosmic Heritage||29 Jul 2018||Sunday||1001 Davis St, Dubuque, IA, USA|
|Retreat - Exploring Our Deeper Memory: Evolving Universe, Earth and Spirituality||24 Jul 2018||Tuesday||2664 145th Avenue, Wheatland, IA, USA|
|Cosmic Symphony of Love Unfolding: a retreat in the Living Cosmology||22 Jul 2018||Sunday||Villa Maria, PA, USA|
|SISTERS OF EARTH 2018 CONFERENCE||12 Jul 2018||Thursday||5701 Delhi Avenue, Cincinnati, OH, USA|
|Pre-Conference Retreat - Nurturing Christ-Presence with God's Good Earth and Cosmos||05 Jul 2018||Thursday||5900 Delhi Rd, Cincinnati, OH, USA|
Toni Nash, CSJ - a teacher for over 50 years, a national lecturer, retreat director, and spiritual director. Toni holds a doctorate in Philosophy and Religion with a concentration in Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness. She co-founded Sisters of Earth in 1994.
Mary Lou Dolan, CSJ, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus and Founding Director, Earth Literacy Master’s Degree Program, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN. Mary Lou co-founded Sisters of Earth in 1994.
Gail and the Passionist nuns at St. Gabriel's Monastery, Clark's Summit, PA, hosted the very first Sisters of Earth gathering in 1994. Co-Founder of Green Mountain Monastery and Thomas Berry Retreat Sanctuary.
Assisted Gail Worcelo to host the first Sisters of Earth gathering in 1994. Co-Founder of Green Mountain Monastery and Thomas Berry Retreat Sanctuary.
Earth-centered ministries since 1993: Genesis Farm, Centre for Earth and Spirit, and Pax Gaia Educational and Retreat Initiatives. M.Ed. in Living Cosmology and Earth Literacy. Sisters of Earth website manager, fiscal manager, and consultant for conference planning.
In 1996, Mary Ann was forefront in the founding energy for Sisters Hill Farm, a CSA in Dutchess County, NY - a ministry of the Sisters of Charity of New York. Currently Director Emerita of the Farm.
Mentored by Thomas Berry in the Universe Story and its deep inner meaning and orientation for life. Co-Founder of Kids for the Earth in Mount Vernon, NY. Founding member of CSJ EarthMatters of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood, NY
The visionary founder of EarthConnection in Cincinnati, a center for learning and reflection about living lightly on Earth.
It is a privilege to have over 25 years of connection with Sisters of Earth! At present, via workshops, group facilitation and on-line creativity experiences, my energy is dedicated to exploring and refining Earth-Eldering practices and presence in evolutionary conversation circles and maturing communities.
I worked for over 25 years at Drumlin Farm, which is owned by the Massachusetts Audubon Society. The farm has several educational programs focused on humans as an integral part of nature and the need to work towards a "mutually-enhancing human-Earth relationship." (Thomas Berry)
In 2005, with my late husband, Dave, we moved to beautiful farmland in southern Indiana to restore native habitat, to raise our own organic food, and then to focus on butterfly farming and more regenerative farming, with the intention to plant trees such as Hazelnut, Chestnut and Pecan.
Sister of St. Francis, Sylvania, OH. Teacher and retired Associate Professor of Biology Emerita Lourdes University; Spiritual Director. Director of former Lourdes Life Lab for nature education; co-founder and President of S.A.V.E., an environmental organization for ecology, spirituality, and sustainability.
I've worn a few volunteer hats for the Sisters of Earth: currently Treasurer, Membership Coordinator and Membership Directory.
The fruits of my efforts are the “Earth Mama” programs that use earth wisdom, music, and laughter to spread the message that the earth is a “Mama” for all of us. These programs are enjoyed by audiences of all ages and interests, twining together spirituality, education and entertainment, in celebration with the earth.
A Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration is a life-long ecological advocate in her university teaching, retreat leading and environmental issue presentations. I am serving on the LCWR (Leadership Conference of Women Religious) Global Concerns Committee and have worked with NCR (National Catholic Reporter) on EarthBeat.
Since 1994: team member of Groundwork for a Just World, focusing on education and action of social issues; Director of Projecto Ayuda, serving seniors; Executive Director of Freedom House, serving asylum seekers; staff for Michigan Coalition for Human Rights and since 2009 full time coordinator for Great Lakes Bioneeers Detroit (GLBD).
In 2005, I turned my attention to the unfolding ecological crisis after 23 years with the Religious Task Force on Central America & Mexico in Washington DC. I wrote a book: Living Beyond the ‘End of the World:’ A Spirituality of Hope, 2008, Orbis.
Despite everything, Mother Earth continues to sustain and love us. Awe and gratitude is my aim. My Earth activities take the form of support of local/national environmental advocacy groups, leading an Eco-Spirituality group, member of ROAR, walking and hiking in the Shawangunks, community sponsored agriculture membership, composting, active hope.
In 1991, Co-Founder of Spiritearth, a Center for the Sacred Universe, and Co-Founder of Sisters of Earth. In 1998, Spiritearth later relocated and merged with The Well Spirituality Center in La Grange Park, IL. A student of Earth, a Gardener, a painter and sculptor, Mary continues to explore and share the Universe Story and its implications for humanity, for faith and life and creativity, through making Art and leading programs at The Well.