After a great pilgrimage to Poland last summer as part of preparations for World Youth Day, the Irish Jesuits are organising another Magis (more or greater) event this summer for young adults aged 18-35. Taking place in Ireland from 22 – 29 July, 2017, participants can choose between 2 options: a pilgrimage from Dublin to Glendalough or a faith and ecology experience in Wicklow Town. The group will be joined by other young people from Europe.
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They congregated as a volunteer force to explore the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) method at Tarumitra, a 1000 kilometres away from Delhi.
For 40 years Br. Desmarais has run the Kasisi Agricultural Training Centre (KATC) in Zambia. But over the last 20 years Br. Desmarais has rethought almost every aspect of conventional Western agriculture and how it’s applied in Africa.
Plows, tractors, chemical fertilizers and commercial herbicides were once all part of Br. Desmarais’ gospel of modern agriculture. But no more. The Canadian Jesuit now promotes organic, ecologically sustainable, no-till farming for small-scale farmers.
Andea Ulloa Castrejon: Originally from Mexico and presently a student of Engineering in Development and Environment at the University of Zamorano, Honduras.
Tania Chicaiza Palango: Orginally from Ecuador presently a student of Engineering in Development and Environment at the University of Zamorano, Honduras.