Hosted by The Well Spirituality Center: a 4-part fall 2023 retreat series on zoom guided by Maureen Wild, SC. Retreat conferences are focused on ‘Thomas Berry meets …’. 1. Thursday, September 14th: Thomas on The Spirituality of Earth meets Hildegard on Viriditas. 2. Wednesday, October 4th: Thomas and Francis of Assisi on Intimacy with Nature meet Suzanne Simard on New Ways to See and Know a Forest. 3. Wednesday, October 25th: Thomas on The Self-Healing of Earth meets Janine Benyus on Biomimicry. 4. Tuesday, November 14th: Thomas on Cosmic Liturgy and Celebration meets Teilhard on The Mass on the World. Each day includes a two-hour conference with a contemplative break. 8-10am Pacific Time. 9-11am Mountain Time. 10am-noon Central Time. 11am-1pm Eastern Time. noon-2pm Atlantic Time. Image 'The Cry of Earth' by SOE Mary Southard, CSJ
Retreat Presenter: Maureen Wild, SC
Maureen Wild’s graduate studies focused on Living Cosmology and Sacred Ecology, leading her to create many educational programs and retreats. She served as Director of two spirituality-based ecological learning centers: Genesis Farm, NJ, and the Centre for Earth and Spirit, BC, which she co-founded. Maureen has helped foster the international network Sisters of Earth since 1994, and is among those featured in the book Green Sisters: A Spiritual Ecology (2007). Blessed with many great teachers, one most enduring influence is Thomas Berry, who challenged all to live in a mutually-enhancing human-earth relationship.
Maureen is the 2023 recipient of The Well’s Sacred Universe Award.