Dr Emma Gardner introduces Global HealingOnline
Thursday 4th March 2021
In 2015, Pope Francis published his ground-breaking letter on the environment Laudato Si’. Since then, millions of people worldwide have joined the global movement to address the environmental crisis our world is facing. This Lent, we are inviting YOU to join us for a series of reflective evenings with inspiring speakers, prayer and discussion, using the film-based resource “Global Healing”. These engaging documentaries will inform and challenge people to respond to Pope Francis’ call to Care for Our Common Home. Suitable for all who are concerned about what is happening to our world and who want to take action.
Our diocesan Head of Environment, Dr Emma Gardner, will speak at this event
On Thursday 18th February – Bishop John Arnold, Bishop of Salford Diocese and Bishop for the Environment; Dr. Carmody Grey (Assistant Professor of Catholic Theology, Durham University).
On Thursday 25th February our speaker will be Jane Mellett from the Global Catholic Climate Movement.
On Thursday March 4th 2021 our speaker will be Dr. Emma Gardner (Head of Environment, Salford Diocese).
On Thursday March 11th 2021 our speaker will be Sr. Shirley Aeria, FMDM (Franciscan Missionaries of the Divine Motherhood).
On Thursday March 18th 2021 our speaker will be Graham Gordan, Head of Public Policy at CAFOD.
On Thursday March 25th, our speaker will be Paul Kelly, a retired GP, is a LiveSimply assessor and personally committed in two parishes that have received the LiveSimply Award in the north-west. He is a member of the NJPN (National Justice and Peace Network) Environment group.
Hosted by GCCM Laudato Si’ Animators in the UK.
“Living our vocation to be protectors of God’s handiwork is essential to a life of virtue; it is not an optional or secondary aspect of our Christian experience…Truly, much can be done!” (Laudato Si’, 217, 180)