Sinsinawa Mound Center offers retreats and programs as well as opportunities for personal reflection and renewal in a comfortable, rural setting.
Ora et Labora: Gardening Retreat
June 21 9:00 am - June 23 1:00 pm$50.00 – $63.00
Latin for “prayer and work,” this retreat is an opportunity to nurture both soul and soil. Experience a balanced rhythm of work, prayer, presentation, discussion, and rest. Participants will spend the work portion of each day in the Sinsinawa Mound gardens and will enjoy meals prepared with food from the garden.
Friday, June 21, 9 a.m. through Sunday, June 23, 1 p.m. Registration deadline is June 16.
Private Room: $130. Commuter: $63.
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.
Caroline Sullivan, OP is a Sinsinawa Dominican who lives in Green Bay, WI. Born in Scotland and educated in England, she’s an avid gardener who tends soil and soul. She celebrates the gifts of the garden in the kitchen and around the table. And she doesn’t follow recipes!
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