This year is the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’ plea for respect for and care of the earth. The presentation will focus on the biblical and theological background of Laudato Si’ with emphasis on why concern for the environment necessarily goes along with advocacy for the most vulnerable people and nations of the earth. The presentation will last 35–40 minutes with 20–25 minutes for conversation.
Dates: Saturdays, October 10 and 17
Time: 10–11 a.m.
Facilitator: Vincent Smiles
Fee: $20. Registration and payment are due by October 5.
All offerings through the Spirituality Center●Studium will be held virtually as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to participate in these virtual offerings, participants will need access to a device such as a computer with a webcam, iPad, smart phone, etc. You can register online below or call (320) 363-7112.
Since we have had to decrease the price of offerings in this current time, we are asking that participants mail payments by check or cash to:
Attn: Mary Catherine Holicky, OSB
Saint Benedict’s Monastery
104 Chapel Lane
St. Joseph, MN 56374
Upon receipt of payment, participants will receive a Zoom link via email by the person(s) facilitating the specific program. If you are unable to pay by cash or check, please call Sister Mary Catherine Holicky at (320) 363-7028 to discuss payment options.
CSB/SJU Employees: This program is eligible for tuition assistance through the Benedictine Institute. Contact the Benedictine Institute to apply.