KATC director in Canada
Br Desmarais

Br Paul Desmarais SJ is in Canada this summer, visiting from Zambia where he is the director of Kasisi Agricultural Training Centre (KATC). Br Paul will be speaking at two public events in July (click on posters below).

On 9 July at 12:30 pm, he will be speaking on “Sustainable agriculture and food sovereignty in southern Africa” at Holy Rosary Church in Guelph, Ontario.

On 11 July at 7:00 pm, he will speak again in Toronto at Our Lady of Lourdes Church. At this event Br Paul will be on a panel with Fr Greg Kennedy SJ and Dr Christina Vanin. Br Desmarais will talk about the work of KATC with small-scale farmers; Fr Kennedy will share about his work at Finca Villa Loyola, a Jesuit agricultural initiative in the mountains of Nariño, Colombia; and Dr Vanin will address ecofeminism and integral ecology.

Please come and join in the conversation!  RSVP: cji@jesuits.ca or 416-465-1824.

Desmarais-Guelph
Desmarais-Toronto

 

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(Banner photo by C.Hincks/CJI)