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Thomas Berry and Evolutionary Consciousness

“The natural world demands a response beyond scientific insight. The natural world demands a response that rises from the wild unconscious depths of the human soul.”

- Thomas Berry

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of Green Mountain Monastery—a monastery of Catholic sisters in Vermont inspired by scholar, monk, and cultural historian Thomas Berry—and the 10th anniversary of Thomas Berry’s passing.

During this three-day retreat led by Gail Worcelo of Green Mountain Monastery, participants will have the opportunity to engage in the awakening of consciousness, allowing a paradigm of separation to dissolve and open to the voices of the natural world.

Through input and presentation, reflective walks through the Siena grounds, art, ritual, and facilitated sharing, this weekend offers connection with the natural world and inter-species interaction. 

Friday, October 25, to Sunday, October 27, 2019

The retreat begins on Friday at 9:30am and concludes with the noon meal on Sunday.
Cost of $275 includes $50 non-refundable deposit, overnight accommodations, and meals.


Gail Worcelo, SGM, is an internationally known workshop presenter and speaker with a passion for the Universe Story, religious life, dance, and the transformative energy of Christ’s love.  Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Gail holds master’s degrees in Christian Spirituality   and Clinical Psychology.  She lives and ministers at Green Mountain Monastery, a community of sisters co-founded by Thomas Berry.  For the past three years, Gail has been co-leading an emergence called Continual Blossoming, a group of 40 women from around the world engaged in  a collective experience in the heart of  the Divine.

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Thomas Berry & Evolutionary Consciousness

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