In honor of the feast of St. Francis, Catholic Climate Covenant is hosting a webinar entitled Brothers in Faith: How the Poor Friar Paved the Way for the Pope of the Poor on Wednesday, October 5 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern time. The webinar will explore:
- The life of St. Francis of Assisi and how he came to be the patron saint of those who promote ecology;
- How St. Francis inspired Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si‘;
- The 2016 Feast of St. Francis program, “Dial Down the Heat: Cultivate the Common Good for our Common Home“.
Presenters include Fr. Michael Lasky, OFM Conv., Chairman of the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Commission, Our Lady of the Angels Province and Paz Artaza-Regan, Program Manager, Catholic Climate Covenant. Register here for the webinar!