‘Laudato Si’ Tree of Life resource launched for Parishes, Schools & Catholic organisations

‘Laudato Si’ Tree of Life resource launched for Parishes, Schools & Catholic organisations

Catholic Earthcare Australia’s 2016 resource has been launched on World Environment Day to encourage the community to celebrate the first Anniversary of the papal encyclical Laudato Si’ by coming together to experience dialogue and stimulate action on caring for our common home. Catholics are being invited to write down their actions about caring for creation and bring them together in the form of a new ‘Tree of Life’ resource. “The ‘Tree of Life’ is a wonderful opportunity to share the […]

Truth, Mercy and the Solomon Islands

Posted on May 25, 2016 in CAS3 2019 - Our Youth Summit, Inspiration, News, Schools
Truth, Mercy and the Solomon Islands

It’s less than one month now before I head over to the Solomon Islands as a 2016 recipient of the Santa Sabina College Solomon Islands Ex-students Fellowship, courtesy of my Alma Mater and the Dominican Sisters of Eastern Australia. Less than one months before this internet addict who washes her hair every second day will spend two weeks on the tiny island of Wagina away from creature comforts and her mobile phone. It seems almost surreal at the moment. I […]

Permaculture – a new focus for 2016

Posted on Feb 11, 2016 in News, Schools
Permaculture – a new focus for 2016

Simon Habel, Catholic Earthcare’s Program Manager, reflects on his recent permaculture training and the link between permaculture and integral ecology. In January I had the great opportunity of undertaking a two-week Permaculture Design Certificate course in Sydney. The course was offered by Milkwood Permaculture and took place at the Montessori school in Balmain, NSW. Attending the course were 25 students from around Australia and across the world, bringing fantastic diversity of cultures and knowledge. We were all there to learn […]


School resources

  • On Holy Ground
    On Holy Ground

    On Holy Ground provides a foundation, framework and suite of resources for Catholic schools and the education system as a whole to become sustainable.

  • Connect, Care, Share: Our Common Home

    This video explores the vital role that gardens play in connecting communities, in the schoolyard and beyond.

  • Pure Gift

    ‘Pure Gift’ is an inspirational Catholic Earthcare resource for adults and senior secondary students.