The Gabriola Ecumenical Society presents a short retreat on Hildegard of Bingen
Themes to be touched on throughout this retreat include
- Hildegard’s Life & Times
- Her Wisdom about Plants & Healing and Greening our Spirit
- Her Visions, Music &Poetry
- Hildegard’s Significance for Our Times
Style components: short conferences, opportunities to share with others, a contemplative time with the healing power of nature (e.g. plants like oregano, mint or parsley), art forms arising from her way of seeing and knowing, Hildegard’s unique form of chant as prayer.
Suggested Donation $20
No one will be turned away based on financial means. An opportunity to pay more or less will be available. Contact Gabriola Ecumenical Society if you would like more info.
Maureen Wild, SC, MEd, is an educator, speaker and retreat guide focusing on themes of spiritual ecology. She is featured in Green Sisters: A Spiritual Ecology (Harvard University Press, 2007).
In the fall of 2019, Maureen enjoyed a visit to the land of Hildegard alongside the Rhine and Nahe Rivers.
Maureen has lived on Gabriola since 2007.