Ecoteneo is a university-wide ecology advocacy since June 2017 as pronounced by the University President, Fr. Joel E. Tabora, S.J. during the annual faculty convocation in Jacinto campus. Materials recovery is presently being practiced in the university and ESWM lectures and trainings are ongoing with different sectors of the community. Ecoteneo has been working closely with the various stakeholders in the university to promote ecological solid waste management (ESWM) in the Matina and Jacinto campuses.
Archive for Reconciliation with Creation
Jesuit responses to a rapidly changing world, environmental concern, poverty and violence are challenging its worldwide ministries. Father Arturo Sosa, superior general of the Society of Jesus, is calling for reconciliation, and this means striving for reconciliation with God, with neighbour, and with creation.
En enero de 2019 la Provincia Centroamericana de la Compañía de Jesús será sede de Magis: un encuentro mundial de jóvenes que fomentan la espiritualidad ignaciana en los cinco continentes y que posterior a esta reunión, participarán en la Jornada Mundial de la Juventud (JMJ) en Panamá.
La plaga del plástico es noticia de apertura desde hace días. Algo está pasando y rápido cuando tantas voces y tan diversas se alzan contra la peste del plástico. Hace pocos días, a finales de mayo, la Comisión Europea decidió prohibir el uso de múltiples objetos de plástico de un solo uso como vasos, pajitas, platos y cubiertos. El gobierno francés, por su parte, se ha fijado el horizonte de 2025 para conseguir que todos los embalajes sean reciclables.
Laudato Si’ urged to become action: A call to the Jesuits of Africa to play their role in the universal mission of the church of saving our Common Home
We are in the middle of a crisis! The world suffers from a very advanced cancer that needs urgent action and courage from the habitats of the world. This has been one of the messages repeated by speakers to more than 400 participants of the seminar hosted in Rome on July 5-6 2018 by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. High profile scientists came to share their latest evidences (findings) of how our common home is in ruin and the responsibility of human beings. Participants were reminded that 95% of the damage is caused by human activities
Superior General Arturo Sosa SJ started his address by saying that the Society of Jesus’s universities’ endeavour is “deeply committed to the processes of reconciliation”. In fact, “it takes on its meaning through the desire to effectively contribute to enabling a dignified full life for each and every human being”. The Society of Jesus has found that the university is “a formidable space to put into practice the mission received from and inspired by the Gospel, to determinedly promote social justice and environmental sustainability through dialogue with cultures and religions”.