Tag: Encyclical

3rd Anniversary for the Release of Laudato Si’ (Pope’s Encyclical 2015)

ENCYCLICAL LETTER LAUDATO SI’ OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS ON CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME Pope’s Encyclical 2015   A prayer for our earth All-powerful God, you are present in the whole universe and in the smallest of your creatures. You embrace with your tenderness all that exists. Pour out upon us the power of… Continue Reading 3rd Anniversary for the Release of Laudato Si’ (Pope’s Encyclical 2015)

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

“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

Celebrating Laudato Si Weekend Retreat in May 2017

The second retreat on “Celebrating Laudato Si” being presented by Shelley Barlow RNDM and Terry Casey CFC in 2017 is coming up in the second week of May. Running from 12-14 May, the retreat will be held in Safety Bay and will explore and celebrate Creation in today’s world.   Details about the retreats are below,… Continue Reading Celebrating Laudato Si Weekend Retreat in May 2017

Join Pope Francis and the Global Catholic Climate Movement to show #Mercy2Earth

The Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) have created #Mercy2Earth, “a global campaign to encourage Catholics to reflect on Pope Francis’ important “Show Mercy to our Common Home” message and put it into action” (Mercy2Earth).   #Mercy2Earth is split into two parts”: Lent, a time of preparation, and the #Mercy2Earth Weekend, from 22nd – 23rd April, a time of action.… Continue Reading Join Pope Francis and the Global Catholic Climate Movement to show #Mercy2Earth

Celebrating Laudato Si Weekend Retreats in March, May, June and July this year

Shelley Barlow RNDM and Terry Casey CFC will be presenting four weekend retreats in 2017, “Celebrating Laudato Si.” Details about the retreats are below, and if you are interested in attending one of the retreats, the registration form can be downloaded here. Registrations close a week prior to the retreat weekend, so be sure to… Continue Reading Celebrating Laudato Si Weekend Retreats in March, May, June and July this year

The Record | Laudato Si offers unique insight into our responsibility towards creation, says eco-theologian

  By Caroline Smith Attendees at a recent talk by Irish eco-theologian Father Sean McDonagh were told that Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical Laudato Si marked a significant shift in Catholic social teaching, and offered a new vision of interaction between human beings and the rest of creation. Approximately 100 people attended the lecture at the… Continue Reading The Record | Laudato Si offers unique insight into our responsibility towards creation, says eco-theologian

Bringing Laudato Si’ to Life: a talk by Fr Sean McDonagh in Perth on 19th November 2016

JEDO and the Centre for Faith Enrichment invite you to join us at “Bringing Laudato Si’ to Life: From Vision to Action,” a talk by Fr Sean McDonagh, Irish Eco-theologian and Columban Missionary.   Fr Sean will be in Perth this November, and will be giving this talk at the Redemptorist Monastery in North Perth… Continue Reading Bringing Laudato Si’ to Life: a talk by Fr Sean McDonagh in Perth on 19th November 2016

Caritas | Reflection: Laudato Si’ one year anniversary

The 18th June 2016 marked the one year anniversary of the release of Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si’. In their June eNews, Caritas Australia provided a reflection on Laudato Si’, its message, and what action that message requires of us.     The PowerPoint Presentation reflection is freely available for download and use by yourself and your… Continue Reading Caritas | Reflection: Laudato Si’ one year anniversary

My daughter asked “What will the world be like when I grow up?” | Catholic Earthcare Australia

These are the words that echoed in my head and heart all that day. She seemed satisfied with my response but it is only a matter of time before she asks for more of an explanation. How will I respond? The signs of the times are everywhere. From pollution and climate change, to the loss… Continue Reading My daughter asked “What will the world be like when I grow up?” | Catholic Earthcare Australia

Laudato Si Week and the 1-year anniversary of Laudato Si’, 18th June 2016

Saturday, 18th June 2016, marks one year since Pope Francis released his encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si’. This week, from 12th – 19th June is Laudato Si’ Week, a global celebration of the Laudato Si’ message and a prompt for us all to take action on that message.   There are a number of… Continue Reading Laudato Si Week and the 1-year anniversary of Laudato Si’, 18th June 2016

Catholic Earthcare Australia | Tree of Life Resource

Catholic Earthcare Australia (CEA) have released a new Laudato Si’ Resource, “Tree of Life,” which invites reflection and action on Laudato Si’ and the environment through a number of prayers, reflections and activities.   This free resource is now available to access via the CEA website, and is ideal for use by community groups such as parishes… Continue Reading Catholic Earthcare Australia | Tree of Life Resource

Global Catholic Climate Movement: Bring Laudato Si to Life in your parish

  The Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) is proud to announce the release of the Eco-Parish Guide for Catholic Parishes. This free guide will be a great resource for your parish to take a first step during Laudato Si’ Week, to celebrate the encyclical’s anniversary with concrete action (see also the Parish resources for Laudato Si’ Week). Developed in… Continue Reading Global Catholic Climate Movement: Bring Laudato Si to Life in your parish

Landmark Vatican conference rejects just war theory, asks for encyclical on nonviolence | National Catholic Reporter

Joshua J. McElwee  |  Apr. 14, 2016 The participants of a first-of-its-kind Vatican conference have bluntly rejected the Catholic church’s long-held teachings on just war theory, saying they have too often been used to justify violent conflicts and the global church must reconsider Jesus’ teachings on nonviolence. Members of a three-day event co-hosted by the… Continue Reading Landmark Vatican conference rejects just war theory, asks for encyclical on nonviolence | National Catholic Reporter

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