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A Laudato Si’ formation for staff at St Aloysius College-Malta

16 March 2021
A Laudato Si’ formation for staff at St Aloysius College-Malta

Christine Rossi and Josephine Vassallo In its journey to become more conscious of its role in educating its learning community to become more respectful citizens of the Earth, St Aloysius College (SAC) in Malta established a green policy and Green Councils in its primary, secondary, and sixth form schools. For this scholastic year and...
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The Pope’s universal prayer intention: Respect for the planet’s resources (with video)

3 September 2020

We are squeezing out the planet’s goods. Squeezing them out, as if the earth were an orange. Countries and businesses from the global north have enriched themselves by exploiting the natural resources of the south, creating an “ecological debt.” Who is going to pay this debt? In addition, this “ecological debt” is increased when...
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Season of Creation 2020 Prayer

3 September 2020

Creator of Life, At Your word, the Earth brought forth plants yielding seed and trees of every kind bearing fruit. The rivers, mountains, minerals, seas and forests sustained life. The eyes of all looked to You to satisfy the needs of every living thing. And throughout time the Earth has sustained life. Through the...
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Taking care of our common home through an ecological agriculture

22 July 2020

Dr Vandana Shiva For thousands of years, when you do agriculture, caring for our common home, you can farm forever. This is the system of agriculture that should be called agroecology, the science of ecology, the science of how nature works, applied to the field of agriculture. The field is new, the practices are...
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Transforming our “ordinary” homes with the gift of grace

1 July 2020

Lindy Brasher In the beginning, our home was without form or shape, with darkness over the abyss and a mighty wind sweeping over the waters. Our home is more than the earth; our home is also our soul, our inner being. With each beginning, our spirituality is also without form or shape. The darkness...
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Everything is connected

15 May 2020

Lindy Brasher This year marks the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home and to mark the occasion, the Vatican named 16 to 24 May 2020 as Laudato Si’ Week. The theme for this special week is “everything is connected.” One might ask, “How can everything be...
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50th Earth Day: Caring for our common home

25 April 2020

Pope Francis held his weekly general audience during Earth Day, 22 April, and called for common action and ecological conversion amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, whose roots can be traced to humanity’s relentless breaching of the planetary boundaries and habitat destruction through disastrous land-use changes. The coronavirus crisis presents a global challenge that this is...
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Sketching4Change: Drawing Laudato Si’

24 April 2020

In a time of great worry and confusion brought by interconnected global crises, art has a power to provide not only comfort from anxiety, but also to spark hope and action. This is the goal of Sketching4Change, an annual, month-long art challenge that encourages people to stop and reflect on issues that affect everyone...
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Journey with the spring

27 March 2020

Margarida Alvim We live in desert times, even though winter is taking place. Although in different conditions, realities, or circumstances, we are all in the same boat, with no exception. What is this echoing in me? Silence? Urgency? Impotence? Fear? A need to be with others? To touch? A new clarity around life and...
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Peace as a journey of hope, through dialogue, reconciliation and ecological conversion

19 December 2019

Ecojesuit shares the message of Pope Francis celebrating the 53rd World Day of Peace in January 2020 as a journey of hope with dialogue, reconciliation and ecological conversion. Peace, a journey of hope in the face of obstacles and trial Peace is a great and precious value, the object of our hope and the aspiration...
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