Pope Francis’ Encyclical LaudatoSi: On Care for Our Common Home has inspired the world to become more aware of the environment and the changes occurring to the Earth.
Some 32 people including Winnipeg Archbishop Emeritus James Weisgerber and Reverend John Meehan S.J. President of Campion College, August 29, took a four Kilometer hike around the Qu’Appelle Valley’s Echo Lake to contemplate Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter. The seven member organizing committee took turns giving a short reflection on several of the themes contained in the Encyclical. Besides discussing what the Pope had written they also talked local issues specifically those affecting the Calling Lakes of the Qu’Appelle Valley. “We talked about the sewage thing from Regina,” said Marian Grady a member of the organizing committee and one of the walkers, “and some of the issues effecting First Nations people in the valley.”
It was a warm day with the temperature in the low plus 30’s but walkers carried...Read More