Take Two for April 17, 2013

God is in the octopus' garden: A conversation with Christian Mondor

Molly Peterson/KPCC

Christian Mondor, a retired Franciscan priest, connects water to the concept of the trinity in the Catholic Church.

Courtesy Diocese of Orange/RCBO

Father Christian Mondor at the Blessing of the Waves.

Blessing of the Waves

Photo Courtesy of Diocese of Orange

Surfers come together at last year's "Blessing of the Waves" in Huntington Beach, CA.


To mark Earth Day this year, this coming Saturday, we're exploring the relationship between the environment and religion. We asked people from different traditions to talk about how their faith shapes their attitude towards the natural world. 

Today KPCC's Molly Peterson visits with Father Christian Mondor, a priest at Saints Simon and Jude Catholic Church in Huntington Beach.

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