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Category: Hildegard of Bingen


Celebrate the Feast of St. Hildegard! ~ A Love Note from Your Online Abbess

Dearest monks and artists, September 17th will be the Feast of Holy Hildegard, one of the patron saints of our work here in Abbey because of her roots as a Benedictine monk and Abbess, and her incredible commitment to creative expression and nurturing aliveness. She is featured in our upcoming online retreat for women Coming Home to Your Body. I offer you this brief excerpt: I am the living breath in a human being placed in a tabernacle of marrow, veins, bones, and flesh, giving it vitality and supporting its every movement. —St. Hildegard of Bingen, Scivias I 4:4 Hildegard of

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Hildegard of Bingen and the Greening Power of God (new pilgrimage added) – a love note

Betsey Beckman and I are delighted to announce the addition of a new pilgrimage following in the footsteps of Hildegard of Bingen, the amazing 12th century Benedictine Abbess, mystic, and visionary. This is a reflection from our Abbey Archives to invite you into her spirit and gifts: St. Hildegard Strolls through the Garden Luminous morning, Hildegard gazes at the array of blooms, holding in her heart the young boy with a mysterious rash, the woman reaching menopause, the newly minted widower, and the black Abbey cat with digestive issues who wandered in one night and stayed.  New complaints arrive each

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