Virginia Marie Rincon

Campo de Estrellas Conservation Cemetery: Community Engagement & Education

A member of St. Hildegard’s, Cindy Ybarra, along with her son, Michael, and their partner, Sarah Wambold, have submitted a grant proposal to the Episcopal Church USA for funding to move forward their vision of establishing a conservation cemetery in Texas and of promoting conservation burial far beyond.  Campo de Estrellas Conservation Cemetery (“CCC”) is a joint …

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The Kindom Journey Retreat A Way of Life Embodying the Circle of Love Thursday Feb 14-Sunday Feb 17, 2019

The introductory night of the Kindom Journey began in the relaxed, sheltering atmosphere of the Lodge at Cedarbrake with a meal of hot lentil soup and fresh baked bread prepared by Josefina Castillo and Susan LeVieux. The cooks for all our meals, who were also the retreat leaders, were guided and inspired by Susan who …

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Reflections on The Two Weeks of Curanderismo Class at the University of New Mexico

Reflections on my two weeks of Curanderismo class at the University of New Mexico. This year I decided to approach my two week commitment to the curanderismo class with a contemplative theme. I took in the ceremonies with an intention of looking “into and beyond,” the obvious responsibilities as a team leader and a member …

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Reflections from Sister Virginia Marie and Sister Margo on the Global Climate Summit in San Francisco Sept 12-14

Reflection from Sister Virginia Marie Rincon on the Global Climate Summit in San Francisco. I remember as we waited to enter Grace Cathedral how my heart was beating so fast and at the same time feeling an overwhelming sense of peace that we, the indigenous people, were no longer invisible, at least for that glorious …

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Sister Margo’s article on General Convention 2018

General Convention 2018 Austin    Some of us Hildegardians attended the General Convention of the Episcopal Church this July in Austin. With a gathering of 10,000 Episcopalians, there were a lot of interesting events to choose from. I played it simple, and went to events planned by groups we at St. Hildegard’s are connected with.  …

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