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Strengths and weaknesses of Ignatian spirituality in the path towards ecological conversion

2015_10_31_Reflection_Photo1-1024x768José Ignacio García, SJ

Ecology has become a crucial topic of our time. The present model of economic development based on huge industrialization and the consequent consumerism has become the core of our social life. This model is sustained by other important elements such as technological innovation, the advertising industry, and financial activity. There is no doubt that we live moments of wellbeing unknown until now, and this good reaches a great number of people around the world.

Is the Official Catholic Church a Newcomer to Ecological Issues?

eco-1Pope Francis’s New Encyclical Laudato Si’―
Ando Isamu, SJ, staff member(Jesuit Social Center, Tokyo)
Social and Pastoral Bulletin issue: No. 184 / August 15th, 2015

Since 1993 thousands of scientists and representatives of all countries of the world have constantly been meeting to discuss global warming. Again, this year they will gather for the 21st time to negotiate common international measures concerning how to fight climate changes.

Ecology Group

parishes_OLWThe Ecology group was formed in August 2008, with the objective of promoting a Christian outlook to maintenance and care of our physical environment.

Over time, our group experienced a spiritual awakening… any concern for creation leads to deeper questions of human relationship with God, our Creator.

Our experience was a movement from the head to the heart and is what Pope John Paul II referred to as ’ecological conversion’ that is consistent with the Jesuit call, ‘Reconciliation with Creation.’