Sacred Ground Healing   

Pam Wood, MA, ATR 

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Tread softly, for this is holy ground;

It may be, could we look with seeing eyes,

this spot we stand on is Paradise.

--Christina Rossetti

Welcome to Sacred Ground Healing, the private practice of Pam Wood, MA, ATR.  I am a workshop and retreat facilitator who specializes in creating engaging, experiential workshops and retreats designed to deepen our connection with ourselves, others, the Earth, and Spirit, as well as to discern our own unique calling--our Great Work--for the healing of our world.  I also provide mentorship and coaching for the Great Turning.

You can contact me at:

503-708-9751 or

pamwood AT

Information on upcoming workshops:

St. Ignatius Catholic Church and the Archdiocesan
Office of Life Justice & Peace Present

Active Hope - Earth Day and Every Day

Experiential Retreat with Pam Wood

Sunday, April 17, Noon - 3 PM, Loyola Jesuit Ctr
3220 SE 43rd Avenue, Portland OR 97206

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The challenges we face in today’s world can be difficult even to think about—climate change, mass extinction, social and political upheaval.  Active Hope shows us how to strengthen our mutual capacity to face this crisis so we can respond with resilience and creative power. 

Facilitator:  Pam Wood is a counselor and facilitator working with faith communities to deepen our connection with the Earth through experiential and interactive processes, reflection, Catholic social teaching, ritual, art and music. She is the co-author of “Care for Creation:  A Franciscan Spirituality of Earth” (St. Anthony Messenger Press, 2008). Childcare and luncheon finger foods provided. 

Please RSVP by April 14th online at 
or by calling the St. Ignatius Parish office (503) 777-1491.
***Our Earth Day retreat was a great success!  Read about it here (from the Catholic Sentinel).



Care for Creation: A Franciscan Spirituality of the Earth. 
I am co-author with Ilia Delio, OSF and Keith Douglass Warner, OFM, of the reflective action sections of this book, published by St. Anthony Messenger Press (2008).  See Books and Publications for more information on purchasing the book, book signings, or scheduling a talk, workshop or retreat based on the book.

Care for Creation: A Franciscan Spirituality of the Earth, article by Pam Wood in franciscan magazine (UK), May 2008.  To read the article, click here.

In the news:

"Spirituality: A return of love for love", review and excerpt from Care for Creation, in National Catholic Reporter, December 12, 2008.  Read review and excerpts of book here.

Book shows why, how, of creation stewardship, article by Ed Langlois in the Catholic Sentinel, April 18, 2008.  To read the article, click here.

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