St. Louis artists interpret Laudato Si
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St. Louis artists interpret Laudato Si

St. Louis artists interpret Laudato Si at an art exhibit that is on display at Good Shepherd Gallery in Ferguson, Missouri. Laudato Si (Medieval Central Italian for Praise Be to You) is the second encyclical of Pope Francis. It has the subtitle On Care For Our Common Home. In it, the Pope critiques consumerism and irresponsible development, laments environmental degradation and global warming, and calls all people of the…

Eight St. Louis artists interpret Laudato Si
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Eight St. Louis artists interpret Laudato Si

Eight St. Louis artists interpret Laudato Si at an art exhibit that is on display at Good Shepherd Gallery in Ferguson, Missouri.  The collection of art includes oils, watercolors, sculptures and other mediums.  Eight St. Louis artists The featured artists — seven Catholic Sisters and one diocesan priest — flesh out each piece of their artwork with…

Yikes! It must begin with me, this thing called change

Yikes! It must begin with me, this thing called change

Yikes!  It must begin with me. The thought of it can become a bit overwhelming! But now I must get down to business and think about this seriously. After reading Sister Virginia’s article last month in the Items of Interest Green Corner, I was prompted to read a bit about the Pope’s most recent encyclical…

Ecological Conversion and Spirituality
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Ecological Conversion and Spirituality

Ecological Conversion and Spirituality are concepts Pope Francis speaks about in his encyclical Laudato Si. As Sister Virginia Gordon read the Encyclical she said that she began reflecting on these two concepts and what they mean in today’s society. She said, “These reflections on Ecological Conversion and Spirituality caused me to think of my own foundation…