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Catholic Climate Ambassador to Speak in Plattsburgh – Co-Sponsored by Diocese of Ogdensburg

April 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Free

Dr. Gerry Gacioch, Chief of Cardiology at Rochester General Hospital’s Heart Institute who is also one of the nation’s seventeen [17] 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 [1] 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 [2] 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.

Ambassador Dr. Gacioch is an experienced speaker and has extensive background on the moral implications of climate change consistent with Catholic teachings outlined by Pope Francis in Laudato Si – Care for Our Common Home. There is no admission fee for the April 2, 2017 1 PM presentation, although if you wish to attend, please call the St. Peter’s Church Rectory at 518-563-1692 by March 27 to reserve a seat. Hope to see you there!

Details

Date:
April 2
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

St. Peters Church
114 Cornelia St
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 United States
Phone:
(518) 563-1692
Website:
https://www.saintpeterschurch.org/

Organizer

Saint Peter’s Church
Phone:
518-563-1692
Email:
spchurch1692@primelink1.net
Website:
https://www.saintpeterschurch.org/home.html