Tag: Laudato Si

GCCM_Laudato Si’ News_September / October 2018

Catholics are praying and acting to protect creation. We invite you to look back at accomplishments and challenges of August and September, and to take action today to drive progress forward. Pray for Climate Pilgrims Prayer Ribbons   Climate Pilgrims have begun their 1500-kilometer journey to Poland, and they are carrying prayer ribbons with prayers… Continue Reading GCCM_Laudato Si’ News_September / October 2018

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

Lent 2017: Project Compassion, Slavery-Free Chocolate and The Grace of Earth

  Wednesday 1st March 2017 is Ash Wednesday, or the first day of Lent. As we enter the Lenten season, here are three important social justice and ecological campaigns and resources to get involved with during the next few weeks. Click on the links below to jump to the section that interests you, or scroll down to… Continue Reading Lent 2017: Project Compassion, Slavery-Free Chocolate and The Grace of Earth

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

Catholic orders take their lead from the pope and divest from fossil fuels | Environment | The Guardian

    Thursday 16 June 2016 Four Australian Catholic organisations have announced they are completely divesting from coal, oil and gas in what they say is the first joint Catholic divestment anywhere in the world. The move comes as prominent Jewish rabbis, Muslim clerics, Anglican bishops and other religious leaders call on the Australian government… Continue Reading Catholic orders take their lead from the pope and divest from fossil fuels | Environment | The Guardian

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

Laudato Si’ and the Path to COP 22: Fr Sean McDonagh, Columban Mission Institute

In September this year, Columban Missionary and Eco-Theologian Fr Sean McDonagh attended a joint consultation at the Vatican, also attended by Pope Francis, about Laudato Si’ and the Path to COP22.   Fr Sean has written about the experience and the document prepared by those present at the meeting, which emphasies ten key opportunities and priorities… Continue Reading Laudato Si’ and the Path to COP 22: Fr Sean McDonagh, Columban Mission Institute

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

Season of Creation | 8th Work of Mercy: Show Mercy to Our Common Home

The 2016 Season of Creation has just come to an end, finishing with the Feast of St Francis on 4th October.  For information about the month-long focus on Creation and care of our common home, head to the Season of Creation website.   The Season of Creation began on September 1st, the World Day of… Continue Reading Season of Creation | 8th Work of Mercy: Show Mercy to Our Common Home

GCCM Laudato Si’ News: Season of Creation wrap-up, Paris Agreement ratification & more

Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) have put out their latest “Laudato Si’ News,” with updates on the Season of Creation and other news about people worldwide living Laudato Si’, as well as updates on the ongoing work of GCCM.   Have a read of the latest newsletter here. For more information about the work of the Global… Continue Reading GCCM Laudato Si’ News: Season of Creation wrap-up, Paris Agreement ratification & more

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