Truth, Mercy and the Solomon Islands

Posted on May 25, 2016 in Inspiration, News, Schools, Youth
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 […]

Catholic Earthcare shares the vision of Laudato si’ across Australia

Posted on Aug 6, 2015 in Inspiration, Networks, News, Parishes, Schools
Catholic Earthcare shares the vision of Laudato si’ across Australia

What an exciting time to be working in the Catholic Church! As you can imagine, the last six weeks have been extremely busy for our Catholic Earthcare team. Since Pope Francis released Laudato si’ on June 18, we have been flooded with media enquiries and requests to speak at events. We have been posting all the details on Facebook and Twitter, but we also wanted to share some of the highlights with you below. Media There has been a high level of media […]


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.