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Healthy Planet, Healthy People: Living Laudato Si’ in Home, Community, and Parish
Pope Francis asks us to " bring the whole human family together to seek a sustainable and integral development, for we know that things can change” (LS 13). Our keynote speaker, Dr. Phil Landrigan, well known Boston College professor and pediatrician, will connect the dots between "Climate Change, Pollution and Children's Health." CHOOSE 2 BREAKOUT SESSIONS -- Ecospirituality: Prayer and Liturgy in the spirit of Laudato Si'. Fran Ludwig, parishioner Sacred Heart, Lexington, co-chair, BCCM, Greening your parish energy bills: Parish building sustainability, reporting energy use and new incentives for converting to renewable energy in your parish. Jenny Jones, parishioner St. Cecilia, Boston, Jim Nail, President Mass Interfaith Power and Light, Waste-Watchers: Countering the "Throwaway Society" in homes and parish hospitalities. TBA, Advocacy for Environmental Justice: Learn about Boston issues and what you can do to help. Felicia Richard, parishioner St. Katharine Drexel, Dorchester, and climate justice organizer, Fairmont Indigo CC, Listening to the Cry of Earth and the Cry of the Poor* (Strad Engler, parishioner St. Ignatius, Chestnut Hill, co-chair BCCM), Eco-conversion starting with a Laudato Si’ summary, Gardening for God: How to grow a pollinator garden or St. Kateri Garden in your home or parish. Elaine Leahy, parishioner Star of the Sea, Marblehead, From Green Team to Laudato Si' Action Platform* Parishes Caring for Creation, Strad Engler

Sep 24, 2022 10:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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