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Belonging, Not Belongings: A Retreat on Community, Simplicity, and Sustainable Living

April 6 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


In a time of great social and ecological upheaval, it is vital that we forge alternative ways of being in the world. During our retreat, we’ll contemplatively grapple with and explore possible lifestyles that go beyond the consumer paradigm and instead generate connection and kinship. Drawing from examples as diverse as permaculture, Scripture, and 20th century luminaries Thomas Merton and Dorothy Day, we will inspire one another to re-define The Good Life.

Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. $35 fee.

Christin Tomy, OP, is the Care for Creation Coordinator at Sinsinawa Mound where she grows food for her community, works with beginning farmers, and engages in transformational work around ecological issues. Her passion for environmental justice stems from her work with the materially poor, both in the U.S. and in Latin America. When she’s not digging in the dirt she enjoys reading, running, hiking, and cooking. She is a regular contributor to the “Horizons” column of Global Sisters Report.

Eric Anglada is a Catholic Worker farmer and the ecological programming coordinator at Sinsinawa Mound Center. His essays and reviews have been published in America, National Catholic Reporter, Sojourners, and The Catholic Worker.

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April 6
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sinsinawa Mound

585 County Road Z
Sinsinawa, WI 53824
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Eric Anglada

Sinsinawa Mound Center

585 County Road Z
Sinsinawa, WI 53824


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