The Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation (JPIC) offices of OMI USA and OMI Lacombe Canada present a Symposium entitled “The Cry of the Earth is the Cry of the Poor, the New Faces of Poverty.”
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 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
At 1:30 pm, CPJ's executive director Joe Gunn will be a guest speaker, giving an address on responses to the demands of the new faces of the poor from the spirituality of “Laudato Si.”
St Paul University, Room L120, Laframboise Building (223 Main St.) | Ottawa
9:00 am – 4:00 pm | Wednesday, August 30, 2017
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. For more information about the event, please contact Fernanda de Castro, JPIC Office (firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-236-1393 ext.2661), Saint Paul University.