Catholic Climate Conversations

Catholic Climate Conversations will be facilitated by students from University of St. Thomas as a part of their Theology 101 course with Professor Tom Bushlack. Students will host climate conversations with a variety of Catholic churches, in which they will unearth how theological themes relate to climate change, consider the current resources available to their host congregation, and develop suggestions for nexts steps as the church moves forward to take action on climate change. See below for details and locations!


Wed, Sept. 30, 7-9 pm

St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church

4537 3rd Ave. So.

Minneapolis, MN 55419

Contact: Ann Mangoven, [email protected]


Sun, Oct. 11, 10:50 am – 12: 20 pm

Spirit of St. Stevens Catholic Community

2201 First Ave

Minneapolis, MN 55404

Contact:  Mary Kay Olson, [email protected]


Tues, Oct. 13, 6-7:30 pm

Rye House Catholic Worker

2204 10th Ave S

Minneapolis, MN

Contact: Joe Cruze & Zach Johnson, [email protected]


Tues, Oct. 13, 7-8:30 pm

Guardian Angels Catholic Church


8260 4th St N

Oakdale, MN 55128

Contact: Bruce Labno, [email protected]


Wed, Oct. 14, 6:30-8 pm

Lutheran Volunteer Corps

2304 Elliot Ave

Minneapolis, MN

Contact: Trevor Leuzinger, [email protected]


Tues, October 20 at 6:30-8pm

Basilica of St. Mary

1600 Hennepin Ave

Minneapolis, MN 55403

Contact: Donna Kirsch, [email protected]


Tues, Oct. 27, 7-8:30 pm

St. Thomas Moore Catholic Community

Care for Creation (C4C) Group

Oxford Room (in the School)

1065 Summit Avenue

Saint Paul, MN 55105

Contact: Lorraine Delehanty, [email protected]


Wed, Nov. 4, 6:30-8 pm  

St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church

Hosted by Bill Cunningham (light meal provided)

1764 Lindig St.

Falcon Heights, MN

Contact: Bill Cunningham, [email protected]


Sun, Nov. 8, 11:15-12:30 pm

St. Albert the Great Catholic Church

2836 33rd Ave S

Minneapolis, MN 55406

Contact: Janelle Heikilla, [email protected]



Tues, Nov. 10, 7-8:30 pm

Visitation Sisters of Minneapolis

1619 Girard Avenue North

Minneapolis, MN 55411

Contact: Sr. Karen Mohan, [email protected]


Thurs, Nov. 12, 3:15-4:45 pm

St. Paul Seminary

Dr. Chris Thompson’s “Theology and the Environment” Class

BEC 105,

Contact: Chris Thompson, [email protected]