Category: News

Recommended read: The Right to Climate Strike? A theological discussion on the validity of the recent climate strikes.

With her trademark clarity and rigorous theological discussion underpinned by Catholic Social Teaching, Dr. Sandie Cornish – director of popular blog site Social Spirituality – analyses the validity of the recent student, worker and public climate strikes across the world. Our recommended read this week. You can find her article over at Social Spirituality here,…
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Catholic Youth Summit a success!

Catholic Earthcare celebrates their inaugural youth summit on the environment and climate in Sydney.

We’re heading to the ARRCC National Conference in Canberra – join us!

We’re joining the multi-faith community – the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change – for their national conference in Canberra this November. With leaders from across the Catholic, Christian, Buddhist, Jewish and Muslim communities, just to name a few, we’ll be exploring how we – guiding by our spiritual connections and beliefs – can help…
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Reflection on the Gospel-19th Sunday in Ordinary Time C

The longer form of today’s gospel brings together a number of loosely connected sayings of Jesus about trust and vigilance. Jesus addresses his disciples affectionately as a “little flock”. He tells them that there is no need for fear. God, their “father”, has delighted in giving them “the kin-dom” and they are to be generous…
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Welcome to our August 2019 showcase: facts, science, news, and inspiration

We’re always keen to share the factual and the scientific here at Catholic Earthcare Australia. Over August, we’ll be showcasing the latest scientific data on the climate emergency, those on the frontline and some of the good news stories happening locally and around the world. We’ll also be sharing inspiring excerpts from Laudato Si’. Science,…
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Reflection on the Gospel-18th Sunday in Ordinary Time C (Luke 12:13-21)

Our tradition tells us that “the earth and all that is in it belongs to God” (Psalm 24). That does not stop people from arguing over possessions and even killing for them. It never has. The Iraq war should have been a lesson to the world. There were no weapons of mass destruction. There was…
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Our first workshop a success!

Our youth coordinator Clare Vernon gathers with 18 incredible young leaders and changemakers in Sydney, to design CAS3 – our inaugural Catholic Earthcare Sustainability and Climate Summit. Inspiration. It’s one of the perks of working with young people, and they continue to amazing (and perhaps age) me. They bring optimism and a bright light to…
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Newsletter June 2019

We know that there are some great things happening to care for our common home right across Australia in the education, health sectors and individual parishes. We also know that there has been no way of bringing people together to share their journeys face to face and electronically in a methodical and systematic way so…
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Inspiring Laudato Si’ – Youth Eco-Summit 2019

The Catholic Earthcare Australian team is excited to announce our inaugural Youth Eco-Summit 2019. We’re bringing together inspiring Year 11 leaders and change makers from across the Catholic education community in Greater Sydney, to see, judge and act on the environmental issues that matter to them. Finding inspiration in Laudato Si’ Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato…
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