Each week Starcross Monastic Community sends out three emails to our online community:
Monday Haiku: Written and shared by companions and members of the Starcross community.
Wednesday Virtual "Walks" Around Starcross: The newest addition to our weekly offerings, our "Walk" was initially a response to COVID-19: to share our small corner of the world by providing a virtual window into nature during a time when so many were feeling isolated. As the months have passed, we also find it is a great way for new folks to gain a sense of our space—gardens, farm, forest and more—all of which is perpetually protected by a Conservation Easement. For those who over the many years have visited, lived or worked side-by-side with us, we have have been told these "walks" bring back fond memories, and keeps them connected.
Friday Reflections & Writing by Brother Toby: Spiritual Director and co-founding member of Starcross Monastic Community, Brother Toby has been writing on spiritual, personal, social, political and cultural issues for decades. Each week Brother Toby offers Reflections on the world, and the ways we seek to understand and find our place in it.
Occasionally, we'll reach out regarding exciting news, to share seasonal daily reflections and bi-annual newsletters, or information about our Holiday Offerings of Wreaths, Dried Fruit and Olive Oil!
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