Past Events

July 13, 2021
On the 12th anniversary of the assassination of Salvadoran water defender Marcelo Rivera, join activists from Canada, the United States, and El Salvador in a webinar discussion on lessons from North American activists and organizations’ decade-long solidarity relationship with Salvadoran water defenders for international solidarity work going...
July 13, 2021
The "Laudato Si' and the U.S. Church" conference will open July 13 with keynote addresses by His Eminence Blase Cardinal Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, and ...
July 7, 2021
We welcome you to an Interfaith dialogue to engage global faith and indigenous communities with the Food Systems Summit process. This co-convened dialogue ( UN and faith-based...
June 24, 2021
Georgetown University's Justice in Jesuit Higher Education Conference has gone virtual this year, with 2.5-hour sessions twice a week from June 8 through June 24. The final plenary session, "Environmental Justice and the Mission of Jesuit Higher Education," will feature keynote speaker Nancy Tuchman (Loyola University Chicago). She will be...
June 21, 2021
What is God’s creation story? Does talking about the “creative God” as opposed to the “creator God” provide us a more fruitful way to understand God and creation? Does music somehow pull us into the divine? “What if the World Really Sang? Reimagining the Creation Story,” the last webinar in the University of the South's...
June 18, 2021
The Agape Community of the Deignan Institute for Earth and Spirit at Iona College invites you to join us on Zoom for a night of dialogue and reflection as we consider together the connection between spirituality and veganism. The event will consist of three short reflections by Jeanelle Wheeler, Katya Freitas and Jim Robinson as well as time...
June 17, 2021
We need to move from our human-centered to an Earth-centered norm of reality and value.  Only in this way can we fulfill our human role within the functioning of the planet we live on.   Thomas Berry "The Viable Human"  Thia season, a deep and continuous reading of Thomas Berry's THE GREAT WORK   Open lectio for this session: Chapter 6...
June 17, 2021
On this webinar, learn how Investor Advocates for Social Justice (IASJ) supports faith-based institutional investors to align and activate their investment portfolios in order to fulfill their mission. Hear from IASJ staff, Board, and current Affiliates about ways to get involved with IASJ's work and work towards an equitable economy where...
June 15, 2021
On June 15, join a free virtual symposium called "Forward Together: Where Science, Ethics, and Religion Intersect in a Changing World!" This event is hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s (AAAS) Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER) program in honor of our 25th anniversary. The half-day symposium will...
June 7, 2021
Philip Chard will speak at 6:30 p.m. Central Time on Monday, June 7, via Zoom on connecting with nature as part of a virtual wellness series sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis’ Canticle of Creation Center, Dubuque, Iowa. Philip Chard is a psychotherapist, writer, trainer and public speaker. His part-time private practice, called “Out of My...
June 7, 2021
The third of a three-part series on Sustainable Food Systems, Food Justice, Climate Change and its impacts on Agriculture, June 7 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time, will focus on Agriculture and Climate Change.
June 7, 2021
Please join us for the opportunity to share in the experiences of religious who have made commitments to the planning process to actualize the Laudato Si' Goals of the Vatican's Laudato Si' Action Platform. This will be a very informative and inspiring process as these congregations describe their discernment.  Sr. Sheila Kinsey, FCJM and Fr....
June 3, 2021
"Empowering Local Communities," the fifth and final part of a virtual dialogue series of food and faith, will be held June 3 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. As the world has globalized the hubs responsible for providing basic needs have become monopolized, less diverse, and more dispersed to such a degree that just five countries are...
June 2, 2021
Registration is open through May 31 for the Women, Solidarity and Ecology Conference sponsored by the Laudato Si' Research Institute at the University of Oxford in England from June 2 through 4. This multidisciplinary conference will explore the disproportionate impact of ecological degradation on women, with a special focus on environmental...
June 2, 2021
The second of a three-part series on Sustainable Food Systems, Food Justice, Climate Change and its impacts on Agriculture, June 2 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time, will focus on Rural and City Farming and Food Justice.
June 2, 2021
Public lecture by Professor Linda Hogan of Trinity College Dublin, as part of the Women, Solidarity, and Ecology Conference, June 2-4. Participants are welcome to attend this as a standalone lecture or as part of the conference itself. The conference registration fee is waived for participants without institutional support. How to inhabit our...
May 27, 2021
"Farm and Food Worker Rights," the fourth in a five-part virtual dialogue series on food and faith, will be held May 27 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. COVID-19 has been especially challenging for frontline food and farm workers who are expected to maintain global food systems with limited protections or compensation. The pandemic...
May 26, 2021
“The heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament proclaims his handiwork” (Psalm 19:1). What else might “the heavens … and the firmament” be “proclaiming” to us about the universe, ourselves, life and God? Let’s explore ways to “Stop, look, listen”, and hear how the earth is speaking to us. Register by May 20.  Presenter: Pat Pintens...
May 23, 2021
We will celebrate a closing Praying Gathering from Assisi and Rome to express our gratitude to God our Creator and ask for assistance in the work to come. On this feast of Pentecost, in which we also celebrate the beginning of the Church, we want to make a missionary-like sending of local Laudato Si' Animators and other pastoral agents, so that...
May 22, 2021
In today's world of isolation, we feel a call in our hearts to create connections of love and hope. Join us as we deepen our relationship with the Creator and all of creation in a day of discovery, play, reflection and inspiration. This three-hour program will include online prayer, discussion, and offline reflecting including interacting with...
May 22, 2021
In today's world of isolation, we feel a call in our hearts to create connections of love and hope. Join us as we deepen our relationship with the Creator and all of creation in a day of discovery, play, reflection and inspiration. This three-hour program will include online prayer and discussion, and offline reflecting, including an invitation...
May 22, 2021
A Reunion and Searching Conversation on Rapidly Advancing the Movement Join us to rehearse and augment the echoes of "The Thomas Berry Conferences in Assisi," those deep and engaging summer gatherings with Thomas Berry exploring the New Story of our time.  For several summers many university students and scholars of Berry's challenge met with...
May 22, 2021
The cultural festival "Songs for Creation" will present biodiversity lost in the world and its consequences, focusing on the biodiversity problems in the artists' and musicians' regions.  Given the complexity of the ecological crisis and its multiple causes, we need to realise that the solutions will not emerge from just one way of...
May 21, 2021
We live on a diverse planet. There are commonalities between people from various cultures, tribes, and religions. What is it that you yearn for in life for our neighbors and our planet? We will share and hear wisdom of the heart from people of all walks of life. Register by May 7. Presenter: Grant Van Lishout

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