Month Holy Days        ● Key Eco-Social Dates        Ecojesuit Dates


14-17 Preparatory Meeting of the Task Force on Environment and Economic Justice of the International Association of Jesuit Universities – Rome, Italy
26 Ecojesuit Webinar
28-31 JCAP Social Apostolate core group meeting – Melbourne, Australia


2 World Wetlands Day
7 JCAP-RwC Webinar
12-16 Certificate Course on National Healing and Reconciliation  
14 Ash Wednesday
18 First Sunday of Lent
20 World Day of Social Justice
21-22 ● 2017-2018 Bannan Memorial Lecture, Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education, Santa Clara University – California, USA
22 Sign Petition – Stop Plan to Expand Offshore Oil Drilling 
25 Second Sunday of Lent
28 Ecojesuit Webinar


1 Zero Discrimination Day
3 Sign Petition – urge Congress to disallow oil drilling in the Arctic 
4 Third Sunday of Lent
7 JCAP-RwC Webinar
8 International Women’s Day 
11 Fourth Sunday of Lent
14 Sign Petition – Support US Action to Reduce Carbon Pollution
15-16 ● 5th Annual Climate Change Conference – Loyola University Chicago-Institute of Environmental Sustainability

Ecojesuit Webinar (15 March)

17 Calculate Carbon Footprint 
18 Fifth Sunday of Lent
20 International Day of Happiness
21 International Day of Forests

World Poetry Day

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Sign Petition – Support Transparency in Extractive Industries

22 World Day for Water
23 World Meteorological Day
24 Earth Hour – lights out 8pm
25 Palm Sunday
25-29 ● ESSC Forest and Water Management Workshop – Bendum, Bukidnon, Philippines
29 Holy Thursday
30 Good Friday
31 Holy Saturday


1 Easter Sunday
Application Deadline for Sustainable Business and Management Course
7 World Health Day

JCAP-RwC Webinar (9 April)

22 GCCM Catholic Fossil-Free Pledge Announcement
22-24  The Saint Louis Climate Summit: An Assessment of Climate Issues, Recent Progress, and Possible Solutions – Saint Louis University – Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
25-27 Meeting of GIAN Network Leaders with Conference Coordinators – General Curia, Rome, Italy
19 Ecojesuit Webinar


2 World Tuna Day
 4  Ecojesuit Webinar

JCAP-RwC Webinar

10 World Migratory Bird Day
15 International Day of Families
21 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
22 International Day for Biological Diversity
23 World Turtle Day
29-31 Living Laudato Si’ Workshop – Bendum, Bukidnon, Philippines


1-2 Living Laudato Si’ Workshop – Bendum, Bukidnon, Philippines
5 World Environment Day
8 World Oceans Day
14-30 APS Batch 11 – PoS 213
17 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
20 World Refugee Day
29 International Day of the Tropics


1 APS Batch 11 – PoS 213
5-6  International Conference on the 3rd Anniversary of Laudato Si’ : Saving Our Common Home and the Future of Life on Earth – Vatican City
8-12 Deusto Assembly 2018: International Association of Jesuit Universities – Bilbao, Spain
11 World Population Day
15 World Youth Skills Day
22-25 Just Sustainability Conference – Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability, Seattle University 
30 International Day of Friendship


3-5  Ecojesuit 2018 Annual Meeting
9 International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
12 International Youth Day
13-17  JCAP Annual Social Apostolate Meeting – Chiang Mai, Thailand
19 World Humanitarian Day
29 International Day Against Nuclear Tests
30 Season of Creation – Care for our Common Home (Week 1)


5 International Day of Charity
6 Season of Creation – Care for our Common Home (Week 2)
12-14 Global Climate Action Summit – San Francisco, California, USA
13 Season of Creation – Care for our Common Home (Week 3)
15 International Coastal Cleanup Day
16 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
20 Season of Creation – Care for our Common Home (Week 4)
21 Zero Emissions Day
21 International Day of Peace
23 World Rivers Day
24-30 Climate Week NYC
26 Climate Change, the Courts, and the Paris Agreement – Columbia University, New York City

One Planet Summit – New York City, USA

26 International Day for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
27 World Tourism Day
27-28 4th Hearing of the National Inquiry on Climate Change – New York City Bar Association, New York City


1 World Habitat Day
2 International Day of Non-Violence
4 Feast of St Francis of Assisi Patron Saint of Ecology

World Animal Day

8 IPCC’s 30th birthday and release of the Special Report Global Warming of 1.5℃
13 International Day for Disaster Reduction
16 World Food Day
17 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
19 Ecojesuit Webinar
31 World Cities Day


1-7 Parliament of the World’s Religions – Toronto, Canada
5 World Tsunami Awareness Day
6 International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
 6-8  5th Hearing of the National Inquiry on Climate Change – London School of Economics
10 World Science Day for Peace and Development
19 World Toilet Day
20 Universal Children’s Day
25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
28 Ecojesuit Webinar (to be confirmed)


2 International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities
3-14 COP24 Katowice, Slaskie, Poland
5 International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
World Soil Day
9 International Anti-Corruption Day
10 Human Rights Day
11 International Mountain Day
18 International Migrants Day
20 International Human Solidarity Day
28 Ecojesuit Webinar (to be confirmed)




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