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Village Earth Spirituality Program and Practicuum


  • Villa St Joseph 445 Monk Street Cobourg, ON, K9A 2S9 Canada (map)
  • Innovative Summer Course

Toronto School of Theology
University of Toronto
Elliott Allen Institute or Ecology and Theology

Eco-Theology, Faith and Practice SMT2610HS

This Residential Course will comprise three aspects:

. Earth Literacy

  • The Sacred Universe
  • Integration with our Faith Revelation Story
  • Foundations in scripture, theology and history

II. Earth Spirituality

  • Introductory: Bio-Regionalism/ Earth Ethics
  • Earth traditions in Christian spirituality
  • Developing your own earth spirituality and practices

III. Earth Praxis

  • Earth Praxis and Ministry Project
    • Fundamentals of Organic Gardening
    • Ministry Project - developed in dialogue with each student
  • Skills for living more lightly within our Village Earth
  • Resources will be offered such as library, videos & field trips

We invite you to learn with us in this time when we all need to consider how to live in harmony and peace  as all the People of Earth.

Student Only Residential Cost:    In Addition to the regular TST Course Fee there is an additional subsidized residential fee of $250.00

To Inquire:

  • Program Director:  Linda Gregg, CSJ, D. Min. lm.gregg@utoronto.ca
  • Ecology and Ethics:  Mary Rowell, CSJ, PhD.  mary.rowell@utoronto.ca
Earlier Event: June 18
Private/Directed Retreat