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Catholic Climate Ambassador to Speak in Plattsburgh – Co-Sponsored by Diocese of Ogdensburg
April 2, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFree
Dr. Gerry Gacioch, Chief of Cardiology at Rochester General Hospital’s Heart Institute who is also one of the nation’s seventeen  Catholic Climate Ambassadors trained by the Catholic Climate Covenant, is slated to offer a FREE hour-long public presentation at 1 PM in the Emmaus Room at St. Peter’s Church, 114 Cornelia Street on Sunday, April 2, 2017. All are welcome! The Climate Ambassador will focus on  Catholic teachings associated with climate change and environmental stewardship for year 2017 – especially associated with Laudato Si: On Care of Our Common Home, the encyclical from Pope Francis; and  What we can be doing as individuals and doing together. This presentation is co-sponsored by the Diocese of Ogdensburg and the St. Peter’s Church Environmental Stewardship Ministry.
The Catholic Climate Covenant is an outgrowth of the Catholic Coalition on Climate Change, which was established in year 2006 by the collective efforts of a dozen national Catholic organizations, such as the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, plus the National Religious Partnership for the Environment.