As we celebrate Earth Day on April 22, we are renewed in our call to care for creation and remember Pope Francis’ words from his papal inauguration Mass: “Let us be protectors of creation, protectors of God’s plan inscribed in nature, protectors of one another and of the environment.”
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“Salamat kaayo sa inyong tabang” (thank you so much for your help) were the common words I heard from the residents of Sitio Calbasaan, Minglanilla, Cebu. On January 9, 2016 a team of teachers revisited Calbasaan and conducted a monitoring of the Liter of Light Devices (LLD) that were distributed to around fifty households on October 17, 2015.
At the Lux Institute, based on the Ignatian Pedagogy, we are engaged in getting the staff and our students to achieve the Principles of a Sustainable Society.
The 2018 Jesuit Day of Service will be held Saturday, April 28, 2018! The Jesuit Day of Service is a spring service event in which JCU students, alumni, faculty, and staff partner with the Tri-Street Homeowners Association, St. Francis Elementary School, Fatima Family Center, Eliza Bryant Village, and other area organizations in Cleveland, to lend a helping hand. Activities include cleaning classrooms inside the school and completing yard work outside. Students have helped build community gardens, clean-up and renovate playgrounds, and cleaned the exterior of seniors’ homes.
Being with God in Nature at the Campion Centre of Ignatian Spirituality is a ministry that emerged “out of the desire to invite people to experience the presence that is God in Nature in the Australian landscape, in the hope that with their spiritual encounter with the Spirit there, they would begin an ecological conversion and change they live with the Earth,” according to Peter Saunders, who coordinates the ministry and is one of the ministry’s spiritual directors.