A retreat, “Ark to Compassion: Mythic and Scientific Stories that Sustain Us,” will be led by Linda Gibler, OP (Houston) Nov. 14–17 at Santa Sabina Center in San Rafael, California. Drawing upon the 13.7 billion year story of elements that surround us, she will incorporate the wisdom of sacred traditions and invite participants to consider deeper intimacy with and commitment to the world around us. Sister Linda integrates philosophy, cosmology and consciousness in her work as a teacher, author and retreat leader. She is associate academic dean at the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, Texas. To register, or for more information, visit www.santasabinacenter.org.