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The Promise of Laudato Si’ for Integral Ecology June 26th, 2018

Dr. Mary Evelyn Tucker, Senior Lecturer and Research Scholar at Yale University gives the keynote address entitled Our Sacred Earth, Our Common Home at a conference held at the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows in Belleville, Illinois .


Upcoming Event: “Our Sacred Earth, Our Common Home” April 11th, 2018

Reflection & Action on Laudato Si ‘
Saturday, April 21
9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Visitors Center

Keynote Speaker:  Mary Evelyn Tucker, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer and Research Scholar
School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Yale Divinity School

Cost:  $25 for adults, $15 for students

To register call 618-394-6270 or go online: www.snows.org/events-2/our-sacred-earth-our-common-home

Dr. Mary Evelyn Tucker

This event is the second in a series devoted to the study and implementation of Pope Francis’ landmark encyclical on ecology, Laudato Si’. Dr. Mary Evelyn Tucker, who collaborated for many years with eco-theologian and Earth scholar Fr. Thomas Berry, will deliver the keynote address. The participants will then take part in a series of “hands-on” break-out sessions. The morning will conclude with a feedback and takeaway session. This event is intended for individuals and parish groups looking for practical ways to care for our common home, our sacred Earth.

“Our Sacred Earth, Our Common Home: Reflection and Action on Laudato Si” is sponsored by the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, La Vista Ecological Learning Center, the Franciscan Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, and the School Sisters of Notre Dame.

 

 

 

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