Join us this April for Care 4 Creation Month

Posted on Apr 2, 2015 in News
Join us this April for Care 4 Creation Month

The Holy Father’s Universal Prayer Intention for April 2015 is: “That people may learn to respect creation and care for it as a gift of God.” This April,  as part of the Global Catholic Climate Movement, we are celebrating Care 4 Creation Month. We would like to invite you to join Pope Francis’ universal prayer intention for creation and prepare for his upcoming encyclical on ecology. Our concern for creation is especially urgent in this time of climate change. There is a […]

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 […]