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Laudato Si ~ Pope Francis on Care for Our Common Home

Posted June 18th, 2015

Today the Encyclical of Pope Francis will be released ~ Laudato Si ~  Praise Be! On care for our common home.  We will be organizing a study group to explore the six chapters.  Thomas Berry would be thrilled  that finally an encyclical on the care of creation has come to…

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Seeds and Seedlings

Posted May 28th, 2015

Where did all the snow go?  It seems like just yesterday we needed our snow shoes to walk on the land and the greenhouse looked like a large igloo!  Everything is bursting with life and the seeds are wrestless in their packages wanting to be set free.  If you are…

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Sister Amie returns from Indonesia

Posted April 8th, 2015

Our Sister Amie along with her good friend Kristiana, arrived from Jakarta, Indonesia a few days ago. They were surprised to see all of the snow!  It is still like the North Pole in Greensboro!  First activity- a snow shoe hike through the woods.   

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Earth Democracy: Defending the Rights of Mother Earth and Human Beings

Posted January 14th, 2015

Sister Bernadette is preparing to participate in a course with Vandana Shiva in Dehradun, India. The course will explore the links between the Rights of Mother Earth, and Human Rights, connecting the health of the planet to the health of people.  Dr Vandana Shiva will share issues related to seed…

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