When: Sun., Aug. 2, 9:20 a.m. 2015
Kenshin Catherine Cascade was ordained as a monk in the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives in 2000 and re-ordained as a priest in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi by Hozan Alan Senauke at the Arcata Zen Group's temple Rin Shin ji in 2004. She received Dharma Transmission from Hozan Sensei, Vice-Abbot of Berkeley Zen Center, in 2012. She was one of the founding members of the Humboldt Area Chapter of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship and has worked as a chaplain in hospice, hospital, prison and jail settings. She and her partner are presently resident priests at Bird Haven Zendo, a small home-style practice place in rural Oregon. She is a mother, a grandmother and a gardener.