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Jumping the Fence Podcast Features Sister Madeline Gianforte, CSA

April 24, 2020
By CSA Sisters of St. Agnes

Madeline GianforteCORE El Centro is a natural healing center in Milwaukee that was founded by Sister Madeline Gianforte, CSA. Its mission is to create access to natural healing for everybody.  All services are provided on a sliding fee scale; no one is ever turned away because of an inability to pay.  Services include acupuncture, massage, reiki, yoga and other movement classes, Life Journey Accompaniment, Food as Medicine classes, and children’s wellness.

Sister Madeline was recently interviewed on the Jumping the Fence podcast.

In this episode we talk with our special guest Madeline Gianforte! We learn about Madeline and CORE El Centro's story, a willingness to reach for more, being part of a mission larger than ourselves, creating access to natural health, healing at our core, opportunities to get back to our center, stories of people finding their best selves, what can happen when we get our of our own way.  We also talk about the formation of a healing collective, how to get clear with your intentions, creating community with physical distance, letting go of financial security in order to have a bigger impact, and reflecting on what we can do to help others!

Special Note:

Because CORE is closed during this Safer at Home order, their spring fundraising event which is scheduled for April 28th has now become a virtual event.  The event is called, “CORE Momentum: Healing at the CORE, Celebrating Our Connections” and it will feature a series of online events from Friday April 24th through Monday April 27th, culminating with a Happy Hour and Keynote Address on Tuesday, April 28th.  During these uncertain times, it’s our community connections that help keep us healthy. Here are the details:

Friday, April 24, 6:00 pm
Momentum 2020 Kickoff and Joyful Movement with Barb Wesson

Saturday, April 25, Noon
Family Mindfulness and Yoga with Deb Selm

Sunday, April 26, 6:00 pm
Meditation for Connective Healing with KeleMarie Lyons

Monday, April 27, 6:00 pm
Discover the Healing Power of Mushrooms and Garlic, Sonia Vasquez

The Friday through Monday events are on the CORE YouTube Channel. By pre-registering, you’ll be sent links directly to each event prior to its start time. Each one can be accessed at these launch days/times and again any time thereafter.

Join us in this fun virtual event and register here:  

We hope you will find value in participating in these events – from dance to meditation, family yoga to cooking with herbs, there is something for everyone.

Main Event – Happy Hour and Keynote
Tuesday, April 28, 5:30 pm 

(Note: This event will be held on Zoom, not YouTube and requires pre-registration.)
CORE’s program managers will provide a very special update on how staff is working with clients to reduce stress during the uncertainty of the Safer at Home order.  They are working diligently to keep the community strong. While this is a fundraiser, it is free to attend!  

If you want to learn more about CORE El Centro, their website is

We look forward to connecting with you at one or more of CORE’s Momentum events!

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