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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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Ecowomanism: Servant Leadership School Offering for Winter 2019

To Honor the Earth January 10 — March 28, 2019, 10 classes Thursdays/afternoon and evening classes Afternoon 4 pm — 6 pm  CST Evening 7 pm — 9pm CST With Melanie Harris’s book, Ecowomanism: African American Women and Earth-Honoring Faiths, as inspiration and guide, we’ll dig into our own stories—How did you and I grow up …

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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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