The Grail Meets Laudato Si’February 8, 2018
The Grail, an international movement of women and active in Australia for 80 years, has been deeply influential on several generations of Australian women. We recognise that the young women of today will play a defining role in shaping the future of our planet.
That's why we've created a new program to give young women the opportunity to explore what it means to be committed to both a deep interior life and a life of commitment to the world. We'll be doing this, not only through the life story of the Grail movement, its hopes and its achievements, but also through the prophetic vision of Pope Francis in his encyclical, Laudato Si’.
Many things have to change course, but it is we human beings above all who need to change. We lack an awareness of our common origin, of our mutual belonging, and of a future to be shared with everyone. This basic awareness would enable the development of new convictions, attitudes and forms of life. A great cultural, spiritual and educational challenge stands before us, and it will demand that we set out on the long path of renewal (202) ~ Chapter Six of Laudato Si’
This program has been specifically designed to speak to the concerns of Generations X and Millennials – however all are welcome. Come be energised and inspired! The series will take place at the Grail Centre over 6 Saturdays:
10 March – Vision
14 April – Lifelong search
12 May – Compassion
14 July – Wisdom
11 August – Changing the world
8 September – Creating the future
Where: The Grail Centre, 22 McHatton Street, North Sydney
When: 10am to 12pm
Refreshments: Tea and coffee provided. Bring your own lunch if you would like to stay and chat afterwards
RSVP: The Grail Centre on 9955 3053 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost: A donation to cover the cost of refreshments and the use of the facility would be greatly appreciated
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