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Healthy Planet, Healthy People: Living Laudato Si’ in Your Home, Community, and Parish

September 24, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

KEYNOTE SPEAKER Dr. Philip Landrigan, is a pediatrician and epidemiologist and directs Boston College’s Program for Global Public Health and the Common Good. He will connect the dots between “Climate Change, Pollution and Children’s Health.”

Enough is Enough: It’s Time to Shut Down the Weymouth Compressor: https://www.wbur.org/cognoscenti/2021/06/04/weymouth-compressor-leak-shutdown-caren-solomon-philip-landrigan
Air Pollution is Responsible for Premature Deaths in Every Massachusetts City and Town: https://www.bostonglobe.com/2022/08/08/opinion/air-pollution-is-responsible-premature-deaths-every-massachusetts-city-town/

BREAKOUT SESSIONS (35 minutes, repeated twice: participants choose 2 to attend)
Ecospirituality: Prayer and Liturgy in the spirit of Laudato Si’. Fran Ludwig, parishioner Sacred Heart, Lexington, co-chair, BCCM

Greening your parish energy bills: Parish building sustainability, reporting energy use and new incentives for converting to renewable energy in your parish. Jenny Jones, parishioner St. Cecilia, Boston, Jim Nail, President Mass Interfaith Power and Light

Waste-Watchers: Countering the “Throwaway Society” in homes and parish hospitalities. Hien Nguyen, parishioner Sacred Heart, Lexington, LexZeroWaste.org

Advocacy for Environmental Justice: Learn about Boston issues and what you can do to help. Felicia Richard, parishioner St. Katharine Drexel, Dorchester, and climate justice organizer, Fairmont Indigo CC

Listening to the Cry of Earth and the Cry of the Poor (Strad Engler, parishioner St. Ignatius, Chestnut Hill, co-chair BCCM) Eco-conversion starting with a Laudato Si’ summary

Gardening for God: How to grow a pollinator garden or St. Kateri Garden in your home or parish. Elaine Leahy, parishioner Star of the Sea, Marblehead

From Green Team to Laudato Si’ Action Platform: Parishes Caring for Creation, Strad Engler


September 24, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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Boston Catholic Climate Movement
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