Catholic Climate Covenant Webinars
Friends in the Diocese of Worcester,
As mentioned in our last Flocknote, the Catholic Climate Covenant (CCC) will be holding a series of 5 webinars as part of the celebration of the Season of Creation. CCC is a program of the US Catholic Conference of Bishops. This webinar series will include a discussion of Catholic Social Teaching to support our discernment as we prepare to exercise our civic obligations in this election year.
The Environmental Stewardship Ministry of the Diocese of Worcester
From Catholic Climate Covenant...
During this year’s Season of Creation, Catholic Climate Covenant is pleased to host a five-part webinar series, “
On the Common Good & Our Common Home
,” for U.S. Catholics to:
how Catholic social teaching (CST) and creation care are essential to the
fullness of faith
and the Church’s mission;
courageous conversations about climate change and Catholic civic participation;
Catholic Social Teaching, including creation care, to form one’s conscience ahead of the 2020 elections.
The Season of Creation (celebrated annually between September 1 and October 4) is a special time for Christians. As we are called to renew our faith in the God of all creation and join in prayer and action for the care of our common home, this webinar series will help us on our journey of love in action.
Webinar #1: Thursday, September 10, 3:00-4:00 PM EST
The first webinar of the series is “
Catholic Social Teaching, Politics, and the Fullness of Faith
.“ This will be the foundational webinar outlining the virtue of political participation and the foundations of Catholic social teaching as essential to the fullness of faith. When you register you will automatically receive a link to the recording.
Most Reverend John E. Stowe, OFM Conv., Bishop of Lexington, KY
Daniel R. DiLeo, PhD, Director of the Justice and Peace Studies Program at Creighton University
Moderator: Dan Misleh, Executive Director of Catholic Climate Covenant
Register for Catholic Social Teaching, Politics, and the Fullness of Faith webinar here
REGISTER for WEBINAR #1
Monday, September 14
, 3:00-4:00 PM EST
The second webinar in the series, “
Climate Change, Our Faith Values, and 2020
”, is hosted by Interfaith Power & Light, Catholic Climate Covenant, and Young Evangelicals for Climate Action. This webinar will equip attendees on how to effectively hold ‘courageous conversations’ with your faithful family, friends, and colleagues about the importance of caring for Creation and voting our values.
Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, PhD, endowed professor of political science and director of the Climate Center at Texas Tech University
Rev. Susan Hendershot, president of Interfaith Power and Light
Register for Climate Change, Our Faith Values, and 2020 here:
REGISTER for WEBINAR #2
Stay tuned for more information on webinars 3-5!
Details coming soon and visit
for the latest. When you register for the first webinar, you will automatically receive more details on the other webinars in the series as they are announced.
on Monday, September 7 at 6:57PM