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WAGGA WAGGA
Laudato Si
On Care for our  Common
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Come and join in the discussion on how to incorporate Pope Francis’
vision and challenge from
Laudato Si’ into our everyday life.

This one-day Wagga Wagga diocesan colloquium The Francis Effect II:
Praised Be You – On Care For Our Common Home
promises to be
a unique opportunity to engage with the key themes and challenges
of Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato Si’, listen to the wisdom of leaders
and practitioners and participate in meaningful conversations that will
offer inspiration and ideas for your own practical environmental action.



Saturday 31 October, 2015
9.30am – 4.00pm

REGISTRATION FEE
This Colloquium is complimentary with thanks to the Diocese of Wagga Wagga and the Presentation Sisters. There will be a retiring collection at this event.

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CONTACT

John Goonan, Diocesan Director, Catholic Mission
E:
wagga.wagga.director@catholicmission.org.au
T: 02 6937 0013 / 0428 970 445

VENUE

Sacred Heart School Hall, Lake Albert Rd, Kooringal NSW 2650

EVENT PROGRAM

9:30am

Registration Open

10:00am

Welcome/Acknowledgement of Country/Opening prayer

10:30am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS PART I – “Universal Communion of Creation” Jacqui Rémond

11:30am

MORNING TEA

11:45am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS PART II – “Integral Ecology” Jacqui Rémond

12:05pm

LIVING LAUDATO SI’ - Local Practitioner A: Real people, sharing of real stories of how they live Laudato Si’ in their own local context. The Riverina is alive with examples of the day to day work of the many people and organisations who are living the challenge and call of Laudato Si’. This session will be a platform for powerful storytelling. You will hear and see practical witness, which will give you insight into how Pope Francis' vision of Laudato Si’, is practically lived out in our local church and society.

12:30pm TABLE DIALOGUE (Including interactive Q&A and dialogue session)

1:00pm

LUNCH

1:30pm

KEYNOTE ADDRESS PART III – “Ecological Education and Spirituality” Jacqui Rémond

2:00pm

LIVING LAUDATO SI’ - Local Practitioner B Real people, sharing of real stories of how they live Laudato Si’ in their own local context.

2:25pm

TABLE DIALOGUE (Including interactive Q&A and dialogue session)

2:50pm

INVDIVIDUAL REFLECTION – A journaling reflection to capture your learning from the morning parts of the day.

3:00pm

ACTION WORKSHOP: LIVING YOUR ECOLOGICAL VOCATION In workshop tables, you will have an opportunity to participate in generative conversation to answer the questions below. This workshop is designed to ensure that you leave today with practical steps to take action to continue moving forward in your journey toward ‘ecological conversion’.

3:40pm

PERSONAL COMMITMENT TO ACTION

3:45pm

CLOSING PRAYER AND COMMISSIONING

4:00pm

Program close

EVENT SPEAKERS

Mrs Jacqui Rémond

Director, Catholic Earthcare Australia

Jacqui Rémond is a mother of two children under eight, with over eighteen years experience as an environmental educator and advocate. She is National Director of Catholic Earthcare Australia, the ecological agency of the Catholic Church in Australia, which is mandated, through the activities of research, education, advocacy and outreach to give leadership in responding to Pope John Paul II’s call for an “ecological conversion” of humanity. Among other things Jacqui is developing partnerships and ecological conversion initiatives, such as ASSISI and NEEN, to enable the Catholic Church in Australia to become a leader in ecological sustainability. Jacqui is Convenor of the National Council of Churches Australia Eco Mission Project, the NSW Eco Mission Network and represents the Catholic Bishops on the Australian Education Sustainability Alliance and the Justice & Peace Advisory Council in Sydney.

 

 

RESOURCES

 

Download the Wagga Wagga Colloquium Table Conversation Output


Download Christian Responses to Climate Change by Dr Andrew Wallace

 

Download Insights into an Evolving Journey by ErinEarth

Download School Gardening Tips and Tricks presentation


 

 

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