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Rainforest Missionary- Sister Nancy Schramm
March 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
March 24, 2019 5:00 PM
St. Eugene Catholic Church, 72 Culvern St. Asheville, NC
A Presentation by Sister Nancy Schramm
Sr. Nancy Schramm, a missionary for 32 years in the Brazilian rainforest will focus on climate change, deforestation, and the impact of Sr. Dorothy Stang (below), who was murdered defending the rights of the poor in the Amazon
***Spanish Translation and Child Care Available***
“This is our sin, exploiting the Earth.”- Pope Francis speaking in 2014 of the destruction of the Amazon rainforests.
To learn more about Sr. Dorothy Stang who is being considered for canonization read “Martyr of the Amazon” by Rosemary Murphy (Available at Malaprops and http://www.amazon.com )