THE COSMIC WALK
- Widening Our Vision in Spirituality, Sustainability & Earth Justice
The emergence of ecological worldviews and other fresh insights promoting ecological democracy and earth justice are signaling that another world is possible. Awakening our sense of wonder is central to this shift in consciousness.
Presenter: Heather Eaton, PhD
WORLD DAY OF CARE FOR CREATION
9 DAYS IN PRAYER
- Celebrate the 2nd Anniversary of Laudato Si’
The reflection pages will be launched in MercyeNews on 7 June, 2017 at mercyworld.org.
- Do Monkeys Go To Heaven? Faith & Evolution
Monday February 20, 2017 from 7:15 PM to 9:15 PM EST
This session will explore the following questions:
What is evolution?
Why the fuss about evolution?
How has the Church responded?
Does evolution rule out God’s existence?
Theology of Evolution
Guest Speaker: Rev. John McCarthy SJ
Scientist, author and Jesuit priest, John McCarthy SJ, was receipient of the 2002 Canadian Environment Awards Gold Medal (Lands and Forests category) for his work in boreal forest conservation in Newfoundland. He regularly speaks on the the subject of Christain fiath and ecology and publishes on lichenology as well as ecological theology and spirituality. A new lichen has been named after him – Acarospora maccarthyi K. Knudsen & Kocourk.
TOWN HALL MEETING
- What is a Green Economy?
You might have heard that For A New Earth with the support of MUN and St.Bon’s, is planning a Town Hall meeting on the 29 of November from 7:30-9:30, on the theme “What Is A Green Economy?” The event is designed to foster a greater dialogue among all interested parties and stakeholders concerned with the greening economy of NFLD and Labrador. It is intended to create greater public awareness of the social,political, and ecological complexity of renewable energy and resource development of the province. We would love to see you there!