Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns

Representing Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers, Maryknoll Sisters, and Maryknoll Lay Missioners
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  • Golden calf on Wall Street
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  • Altar in Palestine - R Rodrick Beiler
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Events

2020 U.S. Election Briefs: Faithful Voting and Global Concerns

Date: 
May 1, 2020
Location: 
Two-pagers on key global issues for voters to consider

 

The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns offers a series of two-page briefs on global issues to help voters prepare for the 2020 U.S. elections. Launched on May 1, a new brief will be offered every two weeks until the national elections in November. Each brief uses the See-Judge-Act Method to examine global issues of social justice based on the lived experience of Maryknoll missioners.

Find the entire series here

Season of Creation

Date: 
Sep 1, 2020
Location: 
Everywhere

 

From September 1 until October 4, the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, the Church invites us to celebrate the Season of Creation. According to Pope Francis, this month-long ecumenical celebration is “a time for Christians worldwide to renew their faith in the God of creation and join in prayer and work for the care of our common home.” The theme for Season of Creation 2020 is "Jubilee for the Earth: New Rhythms, New Hope." 

Economy of Francesco

Date: 
Nov 19, 2020
Location: 
Assisi, Italy

***POSTPONED until November 19-21, 2020***

Pope Francis has invited “young economists and entrepreneurs” from around the world to Assisi, Italy March 26-28 for the “Economy of Francesco,” a gathering to envision an inclusive, sustainable economy that brings “life not death.” 

He has issued an invitation letter for the conference, which can be found here.