Tag: GCCM

Catholic Divest-Reinvest Webinar | The Global Catholic Climate Movement

Webinar: “Caring for Creation by Divesting from Fossil Fuels and Reinvesting in Climate Solutions”   DESCRIPTION Pope Francis was clear in Laudato Si, saying that “technology based on the use of highly polluting fossil fuels needs to be progressively replaced without delay” (LS 165), and the Catholic Bishops from all continents followed up this directive… Continue Reading Catholic Divest-Reinvest Webinar | The Global Catholic Climate Movement

It’s not too late to organise a prayer service for the Season of Creation | Global Catholic Climate Movement

  Tomorrow, September 1st, is the first day of the Season of Creation, and is the World Day of Prayer for Creation. It’s not too late to approach your parish, school or a group of family and friends to organise a prayer service during the upcoming Season of Creation.   The Global Catholic Climate Movement… Continue Reading It’s not too late to organise a prayer service for the Season of Creation | Global Catholic Climate Movement

World Day of Prayer for Creation and the Season of Creation | 1st September to 4th October 2016

In 2015 Pope Francis joined the leaders of other Christian churches in declaring September 1st to be a World Day of Prayer for Creation, and as you can see in the above video, he is asking people all around the world to pray for creation on this day.   The World Day of Prayer for… Continue Reading World Day of Prayer for Creation and the Season of Creation | 1st September to 4th October 2016

Read the June news from Catholic Earthcare Australia

The June newsletter from Catholic Earthcare Australia is now available to read here.   From National Director, Jacqui Remond: UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres and Laudato Si’ Anniversary   Greetings! This month marks the first year anniversary of the release of Laudato Si’ which we invite you to celebrate with our new resource Tree of Life.… Continue Reading Read the June news from 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

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

Global Catholic Climate Movement Press Release: Prominent Faith Leaders Deliver Interfaith Climate Change Statement to U.N.

New York, NY: At a colourful multifaith ceremony with Buddhist chants, Zoroastrian prayers and Sikh drumming at the Church Center for the UN, Ambassador Mogens Lykketoft, President of the UN General Assembly took delivery yesterday of the Interfaith Climate Change Statement to World Leaders (www.interfaithstatement2016.org). Amongst key Catholic signatories of the Statement are: Bishop Marcelo… Continue Reading Global Catholic Climate Movement Press Release: Prominent Faith Leaders Deliver Interfaith Climate Change Statement to U.N.

LENTEN FAST FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE | The Global Catholic Climate Movement

For Lent 2016 (starting on February 10th) we are organizing another global Lenten Fast for Climate Justice (as we did in 2015). Catholics from around the globe will fast during each of Lent’s 40 days, joining the interfaith Fast For The Climate and the Green Anglicans’ Carbon Fast. We will fast and pray for bold action to solve the climate change… Continue Reading LENTEN FAST FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE | The Global Catholic Climate Movement

#FastWithFiji – Global Catholic Climate Movement

In the wake of Cyclone Winston, and the devastation it has caused in Fiji, the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) has invited its worldwide community to show support for Fiji by fasting on 5 March, along with other supporters around the world. The Global Catholic Climate Movement community is saddened by the news we are… Continue Reading #FastWithFiji – Global Catholic Climate Movement

Global Catholic Climate Movement: The world needs your prayers, your fasting, and your action

A few days ago in Chiapas, Mexico, Pope Francis urged, “We can no longer remain silent before one of the greatest environmental crises in world.”   He continued, “Today’s world, ravaged as it is by a throwaway culture, needs you!”   These are strong words meant for all of us.   This world needs you:… Continue Reading Global Catholic Climate Movement: The world needs your prayers, your fasting, and your action

The Pope’s Video about Care for Creation – Catholic Climate Movement

The Pope’s prayer intention for February is:   “THAT WE MAY TAKE GOOD CARE OF CREATION – A GIFT FREELY GIVEN – CULTIVATING AND PROTECTING IT FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS.” The Pope Video is an initiative by the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network to disseminate the monthly intentions of the Holy Father concerning the challenges facing humanity.… Continue Reading The Pope’s Video about Care for Creation – Catholic Climate Movement

Our First Year in Review | The Global Catholic Climate Movement

  IT’S BEEN QUITE A JOURNEY this year for the Global Catholic Climate Movement and it all began with an email.   About one year ago, in November of 2014, Tomás Insua global coordinator for GCCM and Harvard Kennedy School graduate student reached out to several individuals in the United States and Argentina to present an… Continue Reading Our First Year in Review | The Global Catholic Climate Movement

The Record » Archbishop Costelloe signs Climate Change Petition, Perth Catholics March for Change

The effects of climate change and the resolve to find a solution has last week prompted Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe to join other local and national religious leaders to sign the Catholic Climate Petition. The petition was presented to the Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, Christiana Figueres, and Special Envoy of the French President for… Continue Reading The Record » Archbishop Costelloe signs Climate Change Petition, Perth Catholics March for Change

Highlights from the Global Climate March last weekend

During the last weekend in November, the Global Climate March took place in cities all over the world. Here are some of the highlights from the march (provided by the Global Catholic Climate Movement): This weekend’s Global Climate March was the largest climate mobilization in history. Over 785,000 of you participated in 2,300 events in 175 countries.  … Continue Reading Highlights from the Global Climate March last weekend

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