Upcoming Events and Awareness
We do our best to share the wonderful work that is being done within our communities. If you have an event you would like to share, or have a topic in mind that you would like to see more of, please do not hesitate to email the office.
Webinar Series: A Just Recovery
Ethical Recovery & the Roles of Catholic Communities.
The Joint Ecological Ministry and Canadian Religious Conference are offering a webinar featuring Dr. Sue Wilson CSJ on November 26, 2020 from 2:00pm-4:00pm EST.
For the Love of Creation
For the Love of Creation, is hosting a fall forum every Monday evening in November on Zoom from 7:30 pm-8:30 pm (EST). Join us to learn more about our collective work for climate justice, engage with guest speakers and take action for climate justice together online.
Nov. 16: Grieving, Healing and Connecting with Creation
Nov. 23: Creation Care: Letter of the Faithful
Nov. 30: Climate Action Now!
Find more information and to register, click HERE.
Canadian Jesuits International
Canadian Jesuits International are offering a number of webinars this month.
Accompanying Forcibly Displaced People in Colombia Webinar
Amid a global pandemic, and the ongoing conflict and violence in Colombia, Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Colombia accompanies, serves, and advocates on behalf of forcibly displaced people. Its work focuses on strengthening relationships between people who have been displaced and the host population. It facilitates the integration of migrants, especially women, who struggle to adjust to their new environment and face the ever-present threat of violence. Juana Potes, Programs Officer of JRS Colombia, talks about their and their challenging context.
November 17, 1-2pm EST, Register HERE
Resisting A Democracy Recession
Fr Xavier Jeyaraj SJ of the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat of the Jesuit Curia in Rome will talk about the alarming transformation of democracy in the world with the election of authoritarian regimes into office. His presentation will focus on India, with parallels drawn with changes taking place in Latin America, Asia, Africa and North America. While this trend is alarming, there is hope in voices heard through public protest demanding alternative models with transformative changes for a future built on love, equality and justice.
November 24, 2-3pm EST. Register HERE
The 5 Anniversary of Laudato Si'
It has been five years since the release of Laudato Si’, the remarkable encyclical written by Pope Francis on the environmental crisis affecting our planet.
A Message from Pope Francis
Caring for “Our Common Home”: Reflections from the Amazon
Alfredo Ferro Medina SJ of Canadian Jesuits Internal offers a reflection on Care for Our Common Home and the Amazon.
Laudato Si' Prayer
Wondering how you can support Development and Peace this Advent?
Participate in their #JustRecoveryForAll campaign which focuses on recovering from COVID-19 following 6 Principles which put people first.
- If you are at home and looking for online resources such as documentaries and activities for families and youth groups, check out the resources page: https://justrecoveryforall.ca/