Archive for Laudato Si’ – Response

Reorganización​ y ​reformulación​ de​l Proyecto Apostólico Común ​ (PAC​ ​2010 -2020)

Compartimos con ustedes​ un video de 14 minutos en el cual el P. Roberto Jaramillo S.J. – Presidente de la Conferencia de Provinciales Jesuitas de América Latina y el Caribe (CPAL)​ explica la reorganización​ / ​reformulación​ de​l Proyecto Apostólico Común ​ (PAC​ ​2010 -2020)​.

Our planet. “It’s too late to be pessimistic”

In the great adventure of life on Earth, everyone has their part, but we are exhausting what nature offers us, humanity abruptly interferes with the equilibrium established on the planet. It was with this reflection that on Saturday, March 24, André Langer ( FAVI ) commented on the documentary Home: the world is our home , by Yann Arthus-Bertrand , screened by the cycle of exhibitions and debates Cinema and Reconciliation , promoted by CEPAT , in partnership with the Studium Theologicum  ( Claretians ) and the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish . The initiative has the support of the Humanitas Unisinos Institute (IHU ).

“Earth Day 2018” Beyond a Throwaway Culture: Reduce Waste – Grow Community

April 22, 2018 marks the 48th anniversary of Earth Day, a secular celebration that many faith communities have incorporated into their annual calendars for awareness and action. This year, Catholic Climate Covenant focuses on how our overuse of single-use disposable plastics contributes to what Pope Francis calls “the throwaway culture.” From contributing to land and marine pollution to increasing our use of carbon-producing fuels, our reliance on single-use plastics has a devastating impact on God’s creation.

Ignatian Resources to Celebrate Earth Day

April 20, 2018 — 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.”

School students take ‘green pledge’

PATNA: Hundreds of students from city schools participated in the pre-celebration of World Earth Day organized by Tarumitra, an NGO, on its premises at Digha on Saturday. They marched to the Panchavati forest area of Tarumitra and performed ‘aarti’ and applied ‘chandan and tika’ to the trees. They also took the ‘green pledge’ to take care of environment.

‘Laudato Tree’ project launched in Áras

The Laudato Tree Project, is inspired by the environmental encyclical letter of Pope Francis, Laudato Sí, along with an African initiative, the growing of a Great Green Wall. The purpose of the wall is to halt the impact of desertification across the Sahel region of the continent.

The project links the planting of trees in Ireland with increasing support for the planting of trees along Africa’s Great Green Wall, and it will be developed in association with various environmental organizations throughout Ireland, as well as local and national government.