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The Cry of the Earth is the Cry of the Poor, the New Faces of Poverty

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Dear Friends,


The Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation (JPIC) offices of OMI USA and OMI Lacombe Canada are pleased to invite you to attend a Symposium entitled “The Cry of the Earth is the Cry of the Poor, the New Faces of Poverty”.


This event will be held in Room 120 of the Laframboise building at St Paul University, 223 Main St. Ottawa on Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. It will be an opportunity to engage in the work of the Church and the Oblate order to tackle poverty and fight for social justice and environmental protection.
The day will include panel discussions entitled:

  • Oblates are called today to embrace the new faces of the poor
  •  “Evangelii Gaudium” and “Laudato Si” as a true ecological and social approach to the new faces of poverty
  • Responses to the demands of the new faces of the poor  from the spirituality of “Laudato Si”

See our program here

It is a pleasure to welcome our special guest speaker for the day, Sister Linda Gibler, OP, assistant professor of science and religion, associate academic dean of the Oblate school of Theology, Texas.
The presentations will highlight the relationships between poverty, ecology and climate change, the quality of the social condition and the responsibility and role of the church and other religious groups in promoting social justice.
There will be formal opportunities for questions and discussion.
It would be an honor for us, if you could join us for this important event.
Note: There is no cost to attend this event; however donations will be accepted. Parking is limited and available at $10 for the day and lunch will be provided.

Register now

For more information about the event and to register, please feel free to contact Fernanda de Castro, JPIC Office (jpic@ustpaul.ca or 613-236-1393 ext.2661), Saint Paul University.

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