Deacon Tom Cervone, Ph.D., is an ecologist (St. Bonaventure University – Franciscan College); Daughter of Charity Sister Maureen Houlihan is a support sister on the Seton Harvest Farm started by the Daughters of Charity in response to the Communities – Care of Mother Earth. This Community Supported Agriculture Farm grows all-natural produce for shareholders and the poor. Nicole Cervone-Gish, Ed. M.S., is an award-winning English Language Learners teacher.

Editor’s note: This series takes a deeper look at Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical on the care for our common home, “Laudato si.’”