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Vivian Brocato

Loving Folks on the Fringes in San Diego County California

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In today’s conversation Ken and Rob are joined by Vivian Brocato from San Diego County, California where she started and heads up Punx & Monx, a church for those on the fringes of society.

Listen in as Vivian shares her experiences of loving folks who live in the margins as well as her passion for the arts. Vivian also discusses her commitment to the monastic lifestyle, cultivating silence, solitude, retreats as well as service to those impoverished in various mental, physical, spiritual and emotional ways.

The Rev. Vivian Brocato, MA, is an artist, devoted daughter, rad aunt,awesome sister, loyal friend and ordained Deacon in the Diocese of Churches for the Sake of Others. She received a Certificate in Spiritual Formation and Discipleship from George Fox Seminary, her Masters of Arts in Theology and Ministry from Fuller Seminary, and is currently in an Anglican Studies program at Northern Seminary. For nearly 15 years, Vivian has served a larger children’s mental health agency in Southern California in various roles.

For more information connect with her on Instagram at PunxAndMonx or

Intro/Outro music by skinfiltr8r.

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