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Office for Social Concerns

We serve as a central diocesan resource for social justice education and advocacy.

GOD’S CREATION, OUR COMMON HOME
Presenter:  Bishop Frederick F. Campbell

All are invited to Bishop Campbell’s presentation, “God’s Creation, Our Common Home,” where he will reflect on the encyclical Laudato Si, which speaks of our relationship with God through creation. He will discuss the social, environmental, and moral issues facing all creatures of God, and will speak about the great suffering caused by the opiate addiction crisis. Join with Bishop in exploring, embracing, and acting on the true beauty and grandeur of God's gift to us! Presentations will be held:

•             Monday, March 13, 7-9 p.m., St. Francis de Sales Parish, Newark

•             Tuesday, March 14, 7-9 p.m., St. Peter Parish, Columbus

•             Thursday, March 16, 7-9 p.m., Bishop Ready High School, Columbus

•             Saturday, March 18, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Notre Dame High School, Portsmouth

For additional information, contact Ellen at the Office of Development and Planning at 614-241-2550 or eweilbacher@columbuscatholic.org. Click here for flyer.

 

 

 

 

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Office for Social Concerns

Catholic Diocese of Columbus

197 East Gay Street

Columbus, Ohio  43215

(614) 241-2540

Email:  socmailbox@columbuscatholic.org

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