The Letter - A Message for our Earth

Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 19:00 to 21:00

The Letter Film – A Message for Our Earth

“Faced as we are with global environmental deterioration, I wish to address every person living on this planet." (Pope Francis, Laudato Si’, 3)

On October 4th 2022, the Laudato Si’ movie, The Letter – A Message for our Earth, was launched in Rome. In just three weeks it had 8 million views on YouTube! The Letter, produced by the Laudato Si' Movement, together with the Oscar and BAFTA-winning team Off the Fence, is a film-documentary which follows 5 courageous changemakers from different parts of our world as they tell their stories and bring hope to the global conversation to care more deeply for our common home. This is a movie which explores the brutal situation our world is in right now as we try to address the climate and biodiversity crises, and how ordinary people is doing what they can to make a difference.

Screening details: Thursday, December 1st 2022 at 7pm in Renehan Hall, St. Patrick's Pontifical University, Maynooth.

Followed by light refreshments and a lively panel involving:

Dr. Lorna Gold (movie protagonist, Chair of Laudato Si’ Movement and Director of Movement Building, FaithInvest)
Martin Palmer (CEO of FaithInvest)
Nicolas Brown (Director of The Letter, Off the Fence production company)
Dr. Jessie Rogers (Dean of Theology, St. Patrick's Pontifical University, Maynooth)
Prof. Tobias Winright (Professor of Moral Theology, St. Patrick's Pontifical University, Maynooth)

Seating capacity is limited. Please book your seat in advance here!

Hosted by Trócaire, St. Patrick's Pontifical University, Maynooth, and FaithInvest. With support from Maynooth Green Campus, Maynooth Sustainable Energy Community, Maynooth & Kilcock Green Forum, Kilcock for Climate Action, and Maynooth for Climate Action.