Please join us for a virtual panel and Q&A about Pope Francis’ newest ecological document Laudate Deum.
Wednesday, October 25,
7:30 pm ET
“I cannot fail in this regard to remind the Catholic faithful of the motivations born of their faith…Authentic faith not only gives strength to the human heart, but also transforms life, transfigures
our goals and sheds light on our relationship to others and with creation as a whole.” (LD 61)
Join our conversation with Dr. of Theology Chris Hrynkow, Agnes Richard Coordinator of the Laudato Si’ Movement in Canada and Genevieve Gallant, Executive Director of the Office for Religious Congregations for Integral Ecology (ORCIE).
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For more information contact Agnes Richard: [email protected]
Christopher Hrynkow, PhD (Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Manitoba), ThD (Christian Ecological Ethics, University of Toronto) is an associate professor in Religion and Culture at St. Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan. There, he teaches courses in Religious Studies, Catholic Studies, Peace Studies, and Critical Perspectives on Social Justice and the Common Good.
He is also serving as the initial director of the Centre for Faith, Justice, and Reason at the college and is Department Head and Undergraduate Chair of Religion and Culture for the University of Saskatchewan.
Genevieve Gallant, Executive Director · Religious Congregations for Integral Ecology (ORCIE) - Congrégations religieuses pour l'écologie intégrale
Genevieve Gallant has over 25 years of experience in public engagement and advocacy on human rights, ecological justice and the structures that fuel global inequalities. She has worked with Development and Peace-Caritas Canada, Citizens for Public Justice, Our Lady of Guadalupe Circle, and KAIROS. As the Executive Director of ORCIE – the Office of Religious Congregations for Integral Ecology – she is working with 23 religious congregations to increase Catholic impact on federal policy change for social and ecological justice.
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