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Wendell Berry and Thomas Merton: Wisdom for Today

“The natural world is the larger sacred community to which we belong.”

- Thomas Berry

Offered virtually via Zoom.

Trappist monk Thomas Merton (1915-1968) and farmer-poet Wendell Berry (b. 1934) are two of the most important ecological prophets in recent decades.

This contemplative retreat will delve into their lives and writings, exploring what their wisdom means for our lives in this precarious age. Drawing on the facilitator’s decade of living in community on the land, the retreat will include presentation, discussion, and contemplative time.

Friday, February 12, to Saturday, February 13, 2021
The retreat will meet on Friday, 6:30-7:30pm and Saturday 9:00-11:30am.
Cost of $42 includes $15 non-refundable deposit.
Registration for this retreat is now closed.

Consider combining with an on-site private retreat. Health safety protocols are in place; learn more here.

Eric Anglada has been a Catholic Worker for nearly two decades and is a member of   St. Isidore Catholic Worker Farm in Cuba City, Wisconsin. He facilitates ecological programs for the Dominican motherhouse, Sinsinawa Mound. His essays and reviews have appeared in National Catholic Reporter, America, Sojourners, The Catholic Worker, and Geez.