Title: On Care for Our Common Home
Location: Holy Rosary Parish 175 Emma St, Guelph
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Description: An evening with John McCarthy, SJ
on Pope Francis’ ecology encyclical Laudato Si
“Our common home is like a sister with whom we share our life and a beautiful mother who opens her arms to embrace us.” – Pope Francis in Laudato Si
Fr. John McCarthy has been working at the
intersection of science and religion
throughout his life. He is the author of Do
Monkeys Go to Heaven? Finding God in All
Creation (Novalis 2015). He joined the Jesuits in 1983 and holds advanced degrees in Philosophy and Theology.
He also holds a PhD in Boreal Forest Ecology, a Masters in Soil Science and a BSc in Forest Tree Biology. He has international renown as a lichen specialist, which he continues to study in addition to publishing articles on faith and science.
Sponsored by: Ignatius Jesuit Centre – A Place of Peace
5420 Hwy 6 N, Guelph ON N1H 6J2 519 824 1250
Start Time: 7:30 pm