Title: Called to Hope: Catholic Social Teaching & the Environment
Presenter: Sr. Caroljean Willie, SC
Date: November 5 – 7, 2021
Cost: $150.00 (includes all programming, meal service, and accommodations for the duration of the retreat) OR $60.00 (Zoom only)

Caroljean Willie is a Sister of Charity of Cincinnati. She holds a B.A. in Sociology, an M.A. in Reading, and a Ph.D. in Multicultural Education. She has extensive experience working cross-culturally throughout the United States, the Caribbean and Latin America as a teacher, principal, teacher-trainer, cultural diversity consultant, and retreat director. Sr. Caroljean has also completed two terms as an NGO representative for the Sisters of Charity Federation at the United Nations where she worked in social development, education, environmental sustainability, human trafficking, interfaith dialogue and poverty eradication. She is currently serving as the Program Director for EarthConnection, an environmental center in Cincinnati, Ohio, and as a board member of Ohio Interfaith Power and Light.

Retreatants attending this program will have a one-of-a-kind interactive experience led by Sister Caroljean Willie. Through a combination of engaging presentations with up-to-date information, music, art, poetry, and contemplative silence, attendees will be guided through an overview of what the Catholic Church teaches about caring for all of creation and experience an invitation into the Earth’s call for transformation and healing. This retreat can be attended virtually (over Zoom) or, with proof of vaccination, in-person. 


Friday, November 5, 2021
4:00 P.M. – 5:45 P.M.         Check-In
5:15 P.M.                             Supper
6:00 P.M.                             First Session with Sr. Caroljean

Saturday, November 6, 2021
7:30 – 8:30 A.M.                 Breakfast
9:00 A.M.                            Second Session with Sr. Caroljean
10:50 A.M.                          Mass in St. Vincent Catholic Church (if COVID-19 precautions permit)
11:45 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.    Main Meal
4:00 P.M.                            Third Session with Sr. Caroljean
5:15 P.M.                            Supper

Sunday, November 7, 2021
7:30 – 8:30 A.M.                 Breakfast
9:00 A.M.                            Last Session with Sr. Caroljean
10:30 A.M.                          Mass in St. Vincent Catholic Church (if COVID-19 precautions permit)
11:45 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.    Main Meal


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