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A Lenten prayer guide for protectors of Mother Earth

28 February 2017
A view of the Earth at night as seen from space, revealing city lights, gas flares, wildfires and other nighttime lights. Image was captured in April and October 2012 by a sensor aboard NOAA’s Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership Satellite. Photo credit:blog.education.nationalgeographic.com.

Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach and the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas’ Institute Justice Team Traditionally, Lent is a time of prayer, fasting and almsgiving.  It is a journey of faith, preparing us for Holy Week and Easter.  It lasts 40 days, recalling Israel’s 40 years in the wilderness and Jesus’ 40...
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Lenten action initiatives in caring for Creation

15 February 2015
15_Feb_2015 N&E photos

From daily reflections to carbon fasting calendars, Ecojesuit shares some initiatives for the 40 days of Lent and in preparation for Easter, that connect with environmental concerns and the caring and healing of the world around us. The Ignatian Solidarity Network, a social justice network in the US is preparing a series of daily...
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Fasting from plastic

15 February 2013
Foto de: plasticoceans.net

Gabriel Lamug-Nañawa, SJ For many years now, during the season of Lent, the Apostolic Prefecture of Battambang in Cambodia has incorporated environmental themes into the prayers and practices of the faithful.  This year, as the Church invites us once again to prepare our hearts through acts of penance, prayer, and corporal works of mercy,...
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