Attend or host an Earth Hour event on March 28th

Posted on Mar 18, 2015 in News
Attend or host an Earth Hour event on March 28th

This year we are delighted to partner with Earth Hour and call for immediate action on climate change! Our NEEN project supports community organisations across Australia to reduce their energy footprint … so we understand just how important it is to cut energy consumption and protect our planet. This March, we encourage all our members and supporters to attend or host their own Earth Hour event.  And remember – it’s not just about 8.30pm on the 28th of March – at […]

Prayer – A Covenant with this Land

Posted on Mar 6, 2015 in Inspiration, News
Prayer – A Covenant with this Land

This prayer was written by Fr Eugene Stockton and originally appeared in his book ‘Aboriginal Gift: Spirituality for a Nation’. Fr Eugene lead Catholic Earthcare in this prayer during a meditation day in the Blue Mountains on February the 25th, 2015. Pictured above was one of the spots in the Mountains where we sat and reflected on our relationship with God and the natural world. Today we make a covenant with this land. As a branch is grafted onto a mature stock so we […]

Anticipation mounts for the Pontiff’s encyclical on ecology

Posted on Feb 27, 2015 in Inspiration, News
Anticipation mounts for the Pontiff’s encyclical on ecology

Our Catholic Earthcare team are eagerly anticipating Pope Francis’ ecological encyclical, and the opportunity it will bring to galvanise environmental action – both in the Catholic Church and beyond. The date when the encyclical will be released and its specific content is not yet known. However it is expected that it will be announced in June or July 2015, and will explore human ecology and our relationship the natural environment. The release of the encyclical will preempt the UN climate talks, which […]