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Conference on Care of the Earth and Climate Change

By Thomas Keevey

COME, spend a weekend with Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato Si and the Wisdom of Thomas Berry, Passionist, sponsored by the Passionist Community to be held at Immaculate Conception Parish, Jamaica (Queens), New York

September 9 & 10, 2016

Friday Evening:    7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

General invitation to free showing of the film, Journey of the Universe, an award winning film on the scientific and spiritual development of the universe from the beginning to today’s climate change crisis. Presented by the film’s co-writer an and Executive Producer, Mary Evelyn Tucker, and Executive Producer, John Grim

Place:                       Parish school auditorium

Saturday                9 am to 4 pm: Conference on Care of the Earth

Registration (required) and further information: sgjdunn@gmail.com

Cost: $10 (by check or cash only at the door) includes morning coffee, etc.; lunch; concluding                                       reception, hand outs

Presenters:              Mary Evelyn Tucker: Will Laudato Si “Re-invent the Human”?

                                   John Grim: Indigenous Spirituality and Integral Ecology:

                                   “Returning to our Native Place”

                                    Panels & Workshops will represent the following themes:

Education: Sacred and Secular

Multicultural parish Life

Youth: Energy for the future

Closing                     Brief Prayer service presented by the students of Immaculate Conception School

Reception:               Light food and drinks with an Award Presentation to Mary Evelyn and John by

Provincial, V. Rev. Robert Joerger, cp

For directions to Immaculate Conception Parish: http://passionists.ceativestand.com/contact-us