Earth Credo Information

We’ll be offering two Earth Credo sessions in 2018
Sunday, April 22 – Friday, April 27
Sunday, October 28 – Friday, November 2
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Trinity Retreat Center in West Cornwall, CT

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Earth Credo details

  • The registration deadline for the October Earth Credo session is Friday, October 5.
  • Each Earth Credo session starts at 6 pm on the Sunday date listed and concludes at 1 pm on the Friday date listed.
  • The registration fee for an Earth Credo session is $500, based on double-occupancy lodging at Trinity Retreat Center — this cost covers room & board, plus programming for the five days.
  • There is a $35/night surcharge for single-occupancy lodging.  Single-occupancy rooms are limited and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Trinity Retreat Center is located in West Cornwall, CT, and can best be accessed by car or train.  A free shuttle will be offered to/from the local train station and Trinity Retreat Center for one arriving and one departing train that corresponds with the Earth Credo beginning and ending times.  Ample parking is available if you choose to drive.  Click here for more transportation details.
  • Each day begins at 7 am and concludes after a full day of programming at approximately 8:30-9 pm.  Below is a general schedule for Monday through Thursday — Friday ends at approximately 1 pm after a closing ceremony & lunch.
    • 7 am ~ morning prayer
    • 8 am ~ silent breakfast
    • 9 am ~ morning session
    • 12 pm ~ silent lunch
    • 12:30 pm ~ break & personal reflection time
    • 2:30 pm ~ afternoon session
    • 5:45 pm ~ evening prayer
    • 6:30 pm ~ dinner
    • 7:30 pm ~ evening discussion
  • During morning and afternoon sessions, participants will immerse themselves directly in the land, plus learn practical outdoor skills needed to comfortably interact with nature. Evening discussions will center on a variety of topics such as the inter-dependency of intimacy with God and care of the land, ecological justice, and the building of sustainable culture.  Daily themes during Earth Credo are as follows: Monday ~ Intimacy with Creation; Tuesday ~ Sister Earth, Brother Air; Wednesday ~ Sister Water, Brother Fire; Thursday ~ The Kingdoms of Life; Friday ~ Integration & Mission.  For a more detailed outline of the curriculum, click here.
  • Earth Credo sessions will be guided by Mark & Lisa Kutolowski of Metanoia of Vermont.  Mark & Lisa were the spiritual and river guides for the 2017 Connecticut River Pilgrimage, on which these Earth Credo sessions are based.

 

Click here to register for one of the 2018 Earth Credo sessions!

*Note: the registration deadline for the October session is Friday, October 5.

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