This webinar will feature Fr. Tom Nairn, OFM, Ph.D., Provincial Minister of the Franciscan Province of the Sacred Heart, who as a Franciscan, ethicist and theologian, will reflect on today's climate realities and share insights from Saint Francis and the Cardinal who took his name, Pope Francis. Fr. Nairn will highlight the life and ministry of Saint Francis sharing how it might relate to today, as well as how Pope Francis' second encyclical, Laudato Si’, celebrating its Fifth Anniversary, and his comments during the pandemic offer guidance for being in right relationship with our world and each other. He will also touch upon environmental ethical and justice issues the pandemic has created.
What would Saint Francis have done in a time of global pandemic, what has Pope Francis shared that further illuminates the way and what opportunity do we have today? Register for this webinar to unpack these questions.
Fr. Thomas Nairn, OFM
Franciscan Province of the Sacred Heart
Fr. Thomas Nairn, OFM, is the provincial minister of the Franciscan Province of the Sacred Heart, headquartered in Saint Louis. He entered the Franciscan Order in 1968 and was ordained a priest in 1975. He received a doctorate degree from the Divinity School of the University of Chicago.
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