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A Prayer For Compassion – Free Screening!

June 2, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Plant-Based (R)evolution and St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church are teaming up to screen this award-winning film which reminds people of faith of the compatibility between veganism and the religious tenets of compassion, love, and mercy. Bring a non-vegan friend! Complimentary vegan snacks and a Q&A following the screening. ??

Admission is free, but donations gratefully accepted.

Please click “Going” on Facebook event page or contact Fr. Donatello Iocco at 416-251-8282 or stambrose.office@gmail.com.

On a quest to make a better world for his daughter, this film follows Thomas as he crisscrosses America, the Indian subcontinent, and finally taking him to Morocco for the UN Climate Conference, and to ask the question:  “Can compassion grow to include all beings? Can people who identify as religious or spiritual come to embrace the call to include all human and nonhuman beings in our circle of respect and caring and love?”

Drawing on traditions including Christianity — evangelical, Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Friends (Quakers), Seventh Day Adventism, Unity, and more; Judaism; Islam; Hinduism; Buddhism; Jainism; the Native American tradition; Unitarian Universalism; Zoroastrianism; and the “spiritual but not religious” point of view — A Prayer for Compassion calls on people of faith and spiritual seekers of every stripe to come together to bring about a world in which “The wolf will live with the lamb, the leopard will lie down with the goat, the calf and the lion and the yearling together; and a little child will lead them… (Isaiah 11:6).

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June 2, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church
782 Browns Line - Church Hall
Etobicoke, Ontario M8W 3W2 Canada
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