Social Justice committee Holy Trinity parish Faith communities of olqm, sacred heart and holy family
Next committee meeting is May 13 - 6:00 pm - new members always welcome
Arbor Day Celebration Friday, April 26 10 am Holy Trinity Church Parish Grounds Come join us as we plant trees to beautify the city. Featuring: - Daniel Sweet, Pastor, Holy Trinity Parish - Lisa Baldelli-Hunt, Mayor, City of Woonsocket - Janet Coit, Director, RI Department Environment Management Events include: - America the Beautiful Awards - Ceremonial Planting of “Community Beech” - Refreshments We will be installing about 20 trees at the Arbor Day Planting in Woonsocket. They are a nice assortment of shade, ornamental and evergreen trees. There are red oak and sugar maple, and flowering trees such as magnolia and the Japanese snowbell. We also will plant tall growing evergreens. They include the Dawn Redwood and Giant Arborvitae. The ceremonial tree will be a European Beech. It will become the centerpiece of the plantings. The planting site is a prominent spot at the intersection of Park Avenue and Smithfield Road. The land is public/privately owned. Public nearer the road, private and owned by Trinity Church toward the interior. We will be planting on both sectors. RI Tree Chair Doris Alberg says, "We are thrilled to be coming to Woonsocket for RI Arbor Day. It's a wonderful community with many fine historic buildings, restaurants and cultural centers. Come, join us as we plant a grove of shade trees to add to the city's beauty for everyone to enjoy.
Thank you for your amazing response to our recycling effort to Care for our Environment.
Useful resources related to our forum in March related to Care for our Environment Catholic Climate Covenant: Online site that includes the U.S. Catholic Climate Declaration and has many of resources related to climate change. https://catholicclimatecovenant.org/
Prayer for Common Home AND actions you can take to Care for our Environment
Next committee meeting will be May 13 at 6:00 pm... new members welcome
Our goal: To build awareness about current justice issues (poverty, homelessness, immigration, etc.) and how we respond as Catholics living out our faith. Social justice is a constitutive dimension of Catholic Christianity.