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A soul-sized challenge in turning our consciousness and actions 180 degrees

31 March 2017
En mayo de 2016, se informó de que cinco islas de arrecife en las Islas Salomón en el suroeste del Pacífico desaparecieron, y otras seis experimentaron severas costas de retroceso, debido al aumento del nivel del mar.  Esto surgió de un estudio australiano que analizó la dinámica costera de del aumento del nivel del mar por Simon Albert, et al (http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/5/054011), que utilizó imágenes cronometradas aéreas y satelitales de las 33 islas de 1947 a 2014, junto con el conocimiento histórico y el conocimiento local.. Foto de: un.org

John Surette, SJ Ecojesuit shares this timely piece from the National Catholic Reporter, as John Surette, SJ urgently reminds us of the soul-sized challenge in turning our consciousness and actions 180 degrees to respond to the climate disruption that humanity faces this century. In biblical times, repentance manifested itself in external signs such as...
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Promoting spirituality as a sustainable action

31 May 2016
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José Eizaguirre, in an interview by Paula Sendín Ecojesuit shares a brief interview of José Eizaguirre abou his recent book Todo confluye: Espíritu y espiritualidad en los movimientos altermundistas (Everything comes together: Spirit and spirituality in alternative lifestyles).  He spoke with Paula Sendín about his thoughts on people’s search for simpler lifestyles, seeking the...
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Dialogue on sustainability science and values: Seeking a transformative process

15 August 2015
Las fronteras planetarias también se pueden experimentar en los paisajes donde vivimos, ya sea en ciudades o en comunidades rurales, en zonas templadas o tropicales.  Los problemas locales, que puede que no sean los más críticos globalmente, están conectados en un modelo mayor de sucesos. Foto de: ESSC

Global Ignatian Advocacy Network (GIAN)-Ecology Our planet’s fragility and humanity’s vulnerability are increasingly laid bare through environmental and social concerns that challenge our generation. Prevailing social and economic development models can no longer remain indifferent to these realities. Meeting the challenge of a sustainable world requires a practical reckoning and an attitude of care...
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Casa Velha: Ecology and spirituality, an Ignatian collaboration

30 June 2015
Jóvenes en la Casa Velha

Margarida Alvim Casa Velha is an ecology and spirituality center located in a family farm in the municipality of Ourém, Portugal, about 137 kilometers from the capital Lisbon. In 2009, the Casa Velha project started and since then, has attracted over 1,000 people a year who joined more than 30 different workshops. When the...
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The dream of an older Jesuit

15 December 2012
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John Surette, SJ (NEN) “Your old men shall dream dreams and your young men shall see visions.” (Joel 3:1) I have been a member of our Society for fifty-five years and have just turned seventy-eight years of age.  On the occasion of my birthday I desire to share with you my dream for our...
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A path of life

30 April 2012
Rebasamiento ecológico mundial. Foto de: Global Footprint Network

Jean-Marie Faux, SJ The Gospels tell us that after his baptism by John in the Jordan, Jesus was tempted in the wilderness by the devil.  Matthew (4, 1-11) features a triple temptation and a threefold response by Jesus.  By reading this story today, at a time when we keenly perceive the excesses of our...
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Farming as part of spiritual portfolio: Ignatius Jesuit Centre of Guelph, Canada

17 February 2012
Pasantes de la granja, comunidad comparte programas de agricultura. Foto de: Ignatiusguelph.ca

Marianne Karsh The Ignatius Jesuit Centre in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, is a place of beauty and sustenance, a place to pray and play, a place where nature nurtures mind, body and soul.  It is home to several interdependent facilities and projects that collectively uphold the Jesuit mission.  Since 1964, Loyola House has welcomed more...
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Earth healing and reclaiming the commons

24 October 2011
Photo Credit: Earth Healing

Al Fritsch, SJ Our website Earth Healing, sponsored by the Kentucky Jesuit Mission, shares the electronic third draft of Reclaiming the Commons, a book that draws its inspiration and dedication from remarks by Pope Benedict XVI in 2007 that, “the world’s wealth and resources do not belong to the select few; they also belong...
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