God. Neighbor. Earth. Hope.
Ours is a ministry organized to answer the 2015 Encyclical, Laudato Si, where Pope Francis draws the connections to caring for earth as a way to protect future generations and care for the poor.
Our Common Home Ministry
Climate change is one of the most important issues of our time. Pope Francis stresses the importance of action and hope in his letter, Laudato Si’; On Care of Our Common Home.
The Our Common Home ministry invites you to explore an
Thursday, January 17
7 pm in the Emily Lemcke Memorial Library
(2nd floor of the school; elevator access)
Jim Biggs, technology teacher at Holy Redeemer and former Sustainability Education Manager for the Missouri Botanical Garden, will speak about Laudato Si’ and Pope Francis’ call for an “ecological conversion.” He will talk about the current state of the environment, locally and globally, and give ways for every household to start to do their part to help respect creation. A brief discussion will follow.
Questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 312.371.1052