Peace Day 2017 Schedule

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Join us for Peace Day 2017: The Poor & the Earth Are Crying, for a day of reflection on climate change & caring for creation. Check out our great line-up for the day:

10:00 AM          Welcoming/opening prayer

10:15 AM          Keynote, Dan Misleh, Catholic Climate Covenant Executive Director &                                            Founder (English)

11:30 AM          Climate Change and the Vulnerable, Catholic Relief Services (English &                                          Spanish)

12:30 PM          Lunch

1:15 PM            Dreaming for the Future, make a plan, Faith in Place (English & Spanish)

2:30 PM            Closing Prayer (Bilingual)

Other important information:

  • We will be accepting free will offering donations to help cover the cost for the event
  • We will have an Ethical Trade sale during the event (please bring cash or check if you’re interested in purchasing something)
  • Please bring your own reusable water bottle &/or coffee mug

For questions and to RSVP for Peace Day contact Kayla S. Jacobs, Justice & Peace Ministry, at: 815-221-6251 or kjacobs@dioceseofjoliet.org

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What can your parish do?

  • Volunteer: plant flowers & trees or pick up litter
  • Enjoy nature as a community, coordinate a parish hiking trip
  • Follow the Justice & Peace Ministry on Facebook & Twitter, share & retweet posts regarding Climate Change & other Catholic Social Teaching information: @paxjoliet
  • Donate to organizations who work with the poor & vulnerable, who suffer the most from Climate Change, such as Catholic Relief Services
  • Save the Date: Join us for the Diocese of Joliet’s annual Peace Day event, Peace Day 2017: The Poor & the Earth are Crying, May 6th, 2017, Blanchette Catholic Center, 16555 Weber Rd., Crest Hill, IL 60403, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM, more information to follow

Have other ideas? We would love to hear your ideas & what is happening at your parish regarding care for creation.

For questions contact Kayla S. Jacobs, Justice and Peace Coordinator, at: kjacobs@dioceseofjoliet.org or 815-221-6251.