Growing up on the streets of Bedford-Stuyvesant at a time when gun violence was a regular occurrence, Edwing Lachapelle never imagined he would be working on a farm on the grounds of a monastery in Jamaica Estates.
Thomas Berry Place
Only In Print: Respect For Earth Is Passionists’ Mission As Priests Open Thomas Berry Place
Every day is Earth Day for the priests at the Passionists Monastery, where preserving the environment is their year-round commitment.
Only In Print: A Tree Grows (In Queens) To Remember Thomas Berry
Friends of the late Thomas Berry (1914-2009) gathered alongside academics and theologians on the Passionists Monastery grounds in Jamaica Estates on Wednesday, April 20, to dedicate Thomas Berry Place, a newly renovated building named after him.