Flint Water Crisis to be Discussed at Local Church Program

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The following announcement was provided by the Social Justice Ministry at New Roads Catholic Community:

What does the encyclical Laudato Si say about water and the poor? Does everyone deserve clean water? Come and learn about the encyclical Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home.

Pope Francis issued the encyclical in 2015; it explores our relationship to the earth and to each other.

Our featured speaker is Kathleen Luvisi. She will discuss the case study of the Flint Water Crisis which occurred in 2014 and continues to affect the residents of Flint, Mich.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

WHERE:At St. Luke’s Lower Church Hall, 132 Lexington Street, Belmont, MA

This event is presented by the Social Justice Committee of New Roads Catholic Community. Our Laudato Si subcommittee has been studying the encyclical since 2016.

Featured Speaker: Kathleen Luvisi: Kathy is a parishioner at St Luke’s Parish. She is a member of the Laudato Si subcommittee. Kathy is a civil and environmental engineer with experience in water and wastewater engineering. She is a Senior Engineer at Alternative Resources, Inc. an environmental consulting firm in Concord.


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