“Today, however, we have to realize that a true ecological approach always becomes a social approach; it must integrate questions of justice in debates on the environment, so as to hear both the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor. ” – Laudato Si #49. Catholic Social Services Victoria, together with Edmund Rice Ministries and Kildare Ministries, is hosting a practical experience of applying the principles of Catholic Social Teaching to promote the flourishing of creation and the building of a more just and compassionate society. The workshop will begin with a guided reflective walk along the banks of the Yarra River at Lower Plenty, incorporating the insights and challenges of Pope Francis’ Laudato Si in the light of the core principles of Catholic Social Teaching.Download Flyer.Venue: William Barack House, Amberley Centre, Bonds Road, Lower Plenty.Cost: $100. Enquiries: Peter Hudson: 9287 5570 | firstname.lastname@example.org RSVP: 24 August 2018. Register on Trybooking.