World Youth Day in the diocese – Montreal

Schedule: 13:30pm EST

Duration: 2 hours

Language: Bilingual

Location: Boisé Dora-Wasserman in Côte des Neiges; meeting at Côte-Sainte-Catherine metro stop

Animator: Lore Bolliet (lore.bolliet@devp.org) in collaboration with the Social Action Ministry Office of the Montreal diocese

Content:

Arise! Testify to a new way of looking at thing that enables you to view creation as our common home and gives you the courage to protect it! Join the Friends of the Woodlands (Les Amies du Boisé) to protect a local forest!

Meet and help the volunteers of the Boisé Dora-Wasserman in Côte-des-Neiges who work hard to protect the woodlands by collecting garbage, educating the community, removing invasive species and planting trees.

Engage personally and collectively with the journey: “Faith in action to save our Common Home”. An opportunity to put faith in action and reflect on the role of Christians in saving our planet, in light of the Papal encyclical Laudato Si’ .

From local…..to international! Meet young members of Development and Peace who will testify to their faith in action. Discover how an Indigenous community in Cambodia is also defending a threatened forest and learn how to take up true solidarity with men and women who suffer the most from climate change.

Dress for the weather * Dress for light garden activity (digging) * Wear closed-toe footwear * Pair of gloves provided or you can bring your own.