25th Anniversary Celebration of Green Mountain Monastery/Thomas Berry Sanctuary

Event description: 

June 1, 2024

Online event at 7am EDT
In-person events beginning at 8:30am

Sisters of the Earth Community
Green Mountain Monastery/Thomas Berry Sanctuary
420 Hillcrest Road
Greensboro, VT, USA

Join Us for Our 25th Anniversary Celebration 


The human venture depends absolutely
on this quality of AWE……
and reverence and joy in Earth
and all that lives within and grows upon Earth.  
Thomas Berry

June 1, 1999
Twenty five years ago we were missioned by our Passionist Community in Pennsylvania to co-found with Thomas Berry, Sisters of the Earth Community in Vermont.

June 1, 2009
Fifteen years ago Thomas Berry passed from this life and is now buried in a meadow on our land.

Celebrate with Us!



Awe and Wonder

7am -   Worldwide Zoom Call

Opening Reflections
Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim

Followed by 2 minute responses from our worldwide friends, sisters and partners, with this prompt:

How has the work of Thomas Berry opened you to the awe and wonder of the Earth Community?

Closing Song and Slideshow
Celebration of 25 years

Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5655104539?pwd=b21iRk1JR0lLUmtIb2JnZzFxT2pnQT09

Zoom room: 5655104539
Passcode: Earth

Awe and Wonder
Join us for all or part of the events

8:30am -  Walking Pilgrimage from the UCC Church in Greensboro to GMM.

10:30am - Endangered Species Art Exhibit and Reflection with artist Angela Manno.

11:15 am -  A Cosmic Liturgy

1pm -  Lite Lunch
If you plan to join us for meals please let us know
Rest/Yoga Nidra
Outdoor Forest Art Exhibit - Sr Bernadette

3pm - Social Band Concert
5:30pm - Light Supper

7pm - Sound Meditation with Kirk Jones