Tag: Ecology

2021 Season of Creation Resources from Catholic Earthcare Australia

    Season of Creation 2021 – Reflection for Parishes (pdf)     #act4ourcommonhome (pdf)   Dear Catholic Earthcare parish friends, It has been awhile since I shared across our Earthcare Parish network. It has been lovely to hear that some parishes are undertaking the Five Leaf Eco Award steps. Good Luck. Our Alive in… Continue Reading 2021 Season of Creation Resources from Catholic Earthcare Australia

Feast Day of St Kateri Tekakwitha_14th July

    Saint Kateri Conservation Centre     SAINT KATERI TEKAKWITHA Kateri Tekakwitha is popularly known as the patron saint of Native American and First Nations Peoples, integral ecology, and the environment. Saint Kateri was born in 1656 and lived much of her life near the present-day Saint Kateri National Shrine and Historic Site in Fonda, New York.… Continue Reading Feast Day of St Kateri Tekakwitha_14th July

Faith through social justice action – a truly privileged space (The Record)

  www.therecord.com.au 16 Oct 2020 By The Record JEDO promotes the Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees. Photo: Supplied.   By Carol Mitchell The broad mission for the Justice, Ecology and Development Office (JEDO) is “to serve God for justice, peace and ecology”. As the JEDO Director, I’m constantly thankful for the gift to… Continue Reading Faith through social justice action – a truly privileged space (The Record)

Feast Day of St Kateri Tekakwitha_14th July

    Saint Kateri Conservation Centre     SAINT KATERI TEKAKWITHA Kateri Tekakwitha is popularly known as the patron saint of Native American and First Nations Peoples, integral ecology, and the environment. Saint Kateri was born in 1656 and lived much of her life near the present-day Saint Kateri National Shrine and Historic Site in Fonda, New York.… Continue Reading Feast Day of St Kateri Tekakwitha_14th July

40th anniversary for St Francis of Assisi being declared the Patron Saint for Ecology (Friday, 29th November 2019)

  Pope St John Paul stated (Easter Sunday, 06/04/1980): “St Francis was an example of genuine and deep respect for the integrity of creation… he invited all creation: animals, plants, natural forces, even Brother Sun and Sister Moon… to give honour and praise to the Lord”   Most High, all-powerful, good Lord, yours is the praise, the… Continue Reading 40th anniversary for St Francis of Assisi being declared the Patron Saint for Ecology (Friday, 29th November 2019)

Laudato Si_October Weekend Retreat_13-15 Oct 2017

A weekend retreat on “Celebrating Laudato Si,” presented by Shelley Barlow RNDM and Terry Casey CFC, is being held at Westcourt in Salter Point from the 13th to 15th October. The retreat will explore and celebrate Creation in Today’s World. Details about the retreat are below.  Registrations close a week prior to the retreat weekend, so be sure… Continue Reading Laudato Si_October Weekend Retreat_13-15 Oct 2017

Integral Ecology Seminar / The Record

By Caroline Smith Visiting theologian Professor Anthony Kelly brought new perspective to Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si’, at a seminar earlier this week. The event – which was held at the Redemptorist Monastery in North Perth on Tuesday 18 July – was hosted by the Centre for Faith Enrichment (CFE) and the… Continue Reading Integral Ecology Seminar / The Record

“Celebrating Laudato Si” Weekend Retreat, 21-23 July

A weekend retreat on “Celebrating Laudato Si,” presented by Shelley Barlow RNDM and Terry Casey CFC, is being held in Safety Bay from the 21st to 23rd July. The retreat will explore and celebrate Creation in today’s world.   Details about the retreat are below, and if you are interested in attending, the registration form can be downloaded… Continue Reading “Celebrating Laudato Si” Weekend Retreat, 21-23 July

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, 17 June | United Nations

  17 June is recognised by the United Nations as the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. Desertification, a problem affecting over 250 million people worldwide, is the degradation of land in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas, caused by inappropriate and overuse of the land through human activities like deforestation or overgrazing.   The World… Continue Reading World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, 17 June | United Nations

World Oceans Day, 8 June 2017 | “Our oceans, our future”

  8 June is the annual World Oceans Day, a day to celebrate, learn about, and take action to protect and conserve the world’s oceans. World Oceans Day has been promoted and run by The Ocean Project since 2002, and has been officially recognised by the United Nations since 2008.   Oceans are crucial to our… Continue Reading World Oceans Day, 8 June 2017 | “Our oceans, our future”

World Environment Day, 5 June | United Nations

  The first United Nations World Environment Day was held in 1974, and in the years since it has become a global platform for taking action on important environmental issues, successfully involving people around the world in environmentally-focused events like clean ups and the replanting of forests.   Every year a diferent country hosts World… Continue Reading World Environment Day, 5 June | United Nations

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