Tag: Laudato Si

Five Leaf Eco-Awards | Ecumenical environmental change program for religious organisations

  If you are looking for a way to encourage your parish community to answer the call to action in Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’, the Five Leaf Eco-Awards may be a way to inspire and reward your parish for caring for creation.   The Five Leaf Eco-Awards are designed for churches and other religious organisations,… Continue Reading Five Leaf Eco-Awards | Ecumenical environmental change program for religious organisations

Read the August news from Catholic Earthcare Australia

The August newsletter from Catholic Earthcare Australia is now available to read here.   From National Director, Jacqui Remond: Dear Friends of Earthcare, It’s been an incredibly graced period since our last newsletter because we have been strategically working with so many community leaders across Australia. I have been to Broome where we are preparing to launch… Continue Reading Read the August news from Catholic Earthcare Australia

Tell JEDO how you plan to #LiveLaudatoSi

Pope Francis’ encyclical “Laudato Si’” invites all people of the world to take part in caring for creation, which means taking action in our everyday lives to protect the world we live in.   The Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) is now asking people to tell the world how they plan to #LiveLaudatoSi and bring the message of… Continue Reading Tell JEDO how you plan to #LiveLaudatoSi

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

Resources for the Season of Creation from Catholic Earthcare Australia and Columban Mission Institute

The World Day of Prayer for Creation (1st September) and the Season of Creation (1st September – 4th October) are not far away now, so we’d like to remind you of a couple of valuable resources that could be very useful to guide you or your parish next month in your prayer and action for… Continue Reading Resources for the Season of Creation from Catholic Earthcare Australia and Columban Mission Institute

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

Free Parish Resource | A Catholic Season of Creation – Sundays of September | Columban Mission Institute

The Columban Mission Institute’s Centre for Peace, Ecology and Justice have just published a brand new resource for the Sundays in September 2016, with a focus on Ecology for Catholics.   The resource is free to download from the Columban Mission Institute website, and is a fantastic way for Catholic parishes to bring to life the message… Continue Reading Free Parish Resource | A Catholic Season of Creation – Sundays of September | Columban Mission Institute

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

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

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

Sacred Earth, Sacred Trust – A day of Worldwide Faith Climate Action | 12th June 2016

FAITHS RISING FOR PEOPLE & PLANET Sacred Earth, Sacred Trust is a worldwide, multi-faith day of prayer & action for the planet and a call for world leaders to commit to a 1.5 degree limit on global temperature rise.   Six months after world leaders reached the Paris Agreement, communities around the world will come… Continue Reading Sacred Earth, Sacred Trust – A day of Worldwide Faith Climate Action | 12th June 2016

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