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Mercy Week discussion: Planting mercy

Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 - 6 p.m.

Location: Mercy Center for Spiritual Life

Event Type: Other

Audience: Continuing Education Students, Faculty, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students

Sister Nancy Audette and Sister Mary Pendergast will discuss "Planting Mercy: Why Care of the Earth and Care for the Poor are One Issue" as part of Mercy Week activities. Audette and Pendergast are certified facilitators and trainers for the Awakening the Dreamer/Changing the Dream Symposium. They serve on the board of directors of Mercy Ecology, which sponsors Mercy Farm in Benson, Vermont. Both are very involved in local earth issues and serve on the Critical Concerns Collaborative of the Sisters of Mercy.