Lent program - Is Christianity Wild?

LENT 2019 | Time For Some Reflection

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You and your friends are warmly invited to join us for five evening reflections during this Lenten season on the theme of –

Is Christianity Wild? - exploring the relationship of Christianity to the natural world.

The program offers participants both spiritual refreshment and inspiration to action. To guide us on this journey, we will have five compelling presenters.

The evenings will be held at The Grail Centre, 22 McHatton Street, North Sydney, from 6:30pm to 8pm with refreshments from 6pm. The Grail Centre is well served by public transport (bus and train). There is also street parking available.

The program is as follows:

Tuesday 12 March

Lisa Buxton is a Bundjalung-Yugambeh woman who is currently the Executive Officer of the Aboriginal Catholic Ministry, Sydney. Lisa has spent the last two decades working for Catholic education.

Tuesday 19 March

Charles Rue was a farmer in Canowindra for four years before joining the St Columbans Mission Society. He has a Master’s degree in Environmental Planning and has produced a range of ecological educational resources.

Tuesday 26 March

Thea Ormerod, a social activist, is currently President of the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change (ARRCC). This is a multi-faith network promoting ethical, healthy lifestyles and public policies for climate justice.

Jessica Morthorpe is the Founder and Director of the Five Leaf Eco-Awards and an Earth Advocate in the Uniting Church. Her background is in environmental science, marketing and theology.

Wednesday 3 April

Jacqui Rémond, former National Director of Catholic Earthcare Australia, is co-founder of the Global Catholic Climate Movement. Jacqui is currently pursuing PhD research with a school in the Kimberley on the application of Laudato Si’.

Tuesday 9 April

Stations of the Cross based on Laudato Si’ created by Charles Rue.

Contribution: $10 per session or $35 for the series (paid in advance)

RSVP: By Friday 8 March to (02) 9955 3053 or [email protected]


March 12, 2019 at 6:30pm - 8pm
The Grail Centre
22 McHatton St
North Sydney, NSW 2060