CCANO to Host Virtual Environmental Panel and Prayer Service


Speakers to address current environmental concerns and importance of preserving the planet

 WHO:  Catholic Charities’ Office of Justice and Peace Director Kevin Fitzpatrick (Moderator), Marianist Environmental Education Center Program Coordinator Tara Poling (Panelist), Concerned Citizens of St. John Director Robert Taylor (Panelist), Missionary: Director Gulf South Maryknoll Affiliates Matt Rousso (Panelist), Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation’s New Canal Lighthouse Museum Director Chris Cook (Panelist), Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana Vice Board Chair Rob Gorman (Panelist) and Founder of The Great Delta Tours Barbara Johnson (Panelist)

WHAT:  Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans (CCANO) will host a virtual panel to discuss the importance of the environment and preservation efforts in Louisiana  

WHEN:  Thursday, May 21, 2020  1 p.m.

WHERE: To join the virtual panel, please use the following information:

Step 1: To join the call, click:

Step 2: Click “Join Audio” on the bottom left of your screen.

Step 3: Choose ONE of the audio conference options.

Computer Audio: Click green button “Join Audio Conference by Computer”

Phone Call: +13126266799, 83105273771#, 1#,017744#

U.S. Meeting ID: 831 0527 3771

Participant ID: Look on your computer screen

 WHY: CCANO’s Office of Justice and Peace is committed to Pope Francis’ request for the community to set aside time to focus on the environment in coordination with the five-year anniversary of his encyclical Care for Our Common Home (Laudato Si’)