Thursday, July 23, 2009

Spiritual being

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Monday, June 1, 2009

Thomas Berry Tribute

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Death of Thomas Berry
by Thomas C. Fox on Jun. 01, 2009 NCR Today

Passionist priest and acclaimed cultural historian Thomas Berry died in Well-Spring Retirement Community, Greensboro NC, at 6:25 am, Monday, June 1, 2009.
Funeral services have been annouced:
Greensboro NC's St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, with Salesian Oblate Father Bill J. Ruhl or his delegate presiding, primarily but not exclusively for Thomas's family and the local community. Wednesday, June 3, 2009.
A Passionist Order monastery or church, as directed by Father Provincial Very Reverend Joseph Jones, probably in Jamaica, Long Island, New York, primarily but not exclusively for members of the Order.
Green Mountain Monastery, Greensboro, Vermont, open to all, details to be provided by Sisters Gail Worcelo and Bernadette Bostwick, co-founders with Thomas of the new religious Order.
A more general and public memorial service at St. John the Divine Cathedral in New York City, where Thomas was honorary canon, details to be arranged by the Thomas Berry Foundation and directed by officers Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim, currently of Yale University.
Greensboro NC funeral events will begin with open-casket visitation 11 am - 1:20 pm in the Narthex [entrance] of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church (not in the funeral home) Wednesday, June 3, 2009, followed by the memorial service at 2 pm.
Since Thomas's remains will be sent to the Passionist Province of St. Paul of the Cross for the Eucharistic liturgy and afterwards to Green Mountain Monastery for final interment, the Greensboro NC memorial will conclude with a reception, 4 pm – 5:30 pm, hosted by the Passionists in Well-Spring Retirement Community Auditorium, 4100 Well-Spring Drive, a short distance from St. Paul the Apostle Church. [Take Horse Pen Creek Road northwest a couple of miles; at Drawbridge Parkway turn right; watch for the Well-Spring entrance on the left a mile or so down the road.]
Donations honoring Thomas's memory may be made to the Thomas Berry Foundation, % Mary Evelyn Tucker, 29 Spoke Drive, Woodridge, CT 06525. Inquiries and greetings may be made by email to Dr. Margaret Berry ( rather than by telephone.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Earth Alert- Raising Environmental Consciousness

Earth Alert- Raising Environmental Consciousness
Friday, April 17th 6:30-8:30pm, MultiFaith Centre, 569 Spadina Avenue
Interactive Discussions, Mantra Meditation & Vegan Feast - FREE FOR STUDENTS

Climate change is with us. Now, more than ever, Mother Earth needs us to tread lightly on her. But, how do we change deeply embedded lifestyles and habits? Join us to explore the timeless art of genuine sustainable living from the ancient teachings of the east with our special guest Devamrita Swami - a traveling monk, Yale graduate, an author and researcher who has been instrumental in raising environment awareness around the world through his workshops. Also featuring guided mantra meditation session & our all famous vegan feast!

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