Events

2nd Colloque of the Missionary Center Laudato Si

Published on August 29, 2019

  • Start Date:  September 26, 2019
  • End Date:  September 28, 2019

Following the 1st Colloque to launch the LAUDATO SI Missionary Center (CMLS) organised under the theme "Together for the safeguarding of our Common House" in August 2018, the Laudato Si Missionary Center is organising its 2nd Colloque from 26th to 28th September 2019 under the theme: "Pastoral care and ecological citizen: the challenge of education in integral ecology advocated by the Encyclical "LAUDATO Si".

 

General objective 

The aim of the Colloque is to consolidate, in a context of synergy between actors, the vocation of the CMLS as a Centre of reflection and action for the emergence of ecological pastoral care and citizen in the DRC.
 

Specific objectives

♦  To review the activities carried out by the Center through the lessons learned and challenges encountered.
♦  To present the vision of the CMLS for the emergence of an ecological parish pastoral care based on the pilot experience of the Parish of St. John Paul II in the Archdiocese of Kinshasa.
♦  Sharing the strategies and actions of the Centre for the Emergence of Ecological Citizens: within the education system in the DRC through educational and university institutions.
♦  Sharing and promoting the Integral Ecology Education Manual entitled "Children, this land is in your hands".
♦  Develop and consolidate synergy with stakeholders involved in environmental protection and ecological citizen (civil society and public institutions).

 
Thematic axes of the conference
 
The Colloque will be structured around five thematic areas:
► Axis 1- Review of the activities carried out by the Center since its launch: Lessons learned and challenges encountered
► Axis 2- Vision of the CMLS for the emergence of parish ecological pastoral care: reflexive feedback on the pilot experience of St. John Paul II Parish in the Archdiocese of Kinshasa.
► Axis 3- Strategies and actions of the Center for the emergence of ecological citizen within the education system in the DRC
► Axis 4- Presentation of the Manual of Education for Integral Ecology entitled "Children, this land is in your hands"
► Axis 5- Development and consolidation of partnership with stakeholders involved in environmental protection and ecological citizen (civil society and public institutions)

 
Profile of the participants
 
 The colloque envisages the participation of representatives of public and private institutions, religious denominations and civil society organizations.