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Environmental Threats and Issues

Sister Dorothy Stang, SNDdeN: A Life for the People and All Creation , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

Sister Dorothy Stang’s words weave with her legacy of courageous advocacy on behalf of indigenous people, workers, and the vast beauty of the rainforest. Copyright © 2014-2016, Education for J...more

Climate Action: Broadening the Circles

President Obama's recently released Climate Action Plan responds to key challenges facing our nation and world. This resource explores his plan through the lens of Catholic Social Tradition and offers...more

Climate and Food Justice Resources

An abundant harvest of books, videos and online resources is available for those seeking to consider the connections between climate change and food justice. This sampling is a starting point for advo...more

Lenten Reflection on Air , by: Terri MacKenzie, SHCJ

This 16 page resource provides you with everything you need for a mult-session reflection on God's gift of air and what people can do to protect this precious gift. ...more

Justice in the World - 40 years later , by: Maria Riley, O.P., and Jim Hug, S.J.

The Center of Concern's Maria Riley, O.P., and Jim Hug, S.J. reflect on the 1971 Bishops' Synod document, Justice in the World. The statement is disturbingly accurate to the world situation today. ...more

Nuclear Energy and the Common Good: Survivors and Bishops Speak Out

In the wake of the earthquake in Japan, a growing number of people--including Nagasaki and Hiroshima survivors and a Japanese bishop--are raising concerns about nuclear energy. This three page resourc...more

Going Green with a Summer Job , by: Maria Riley, OP

This fact sheet includes suggestions for finding summer jobs that support the green economy. ...more
Ozone Day

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer , by: Education for Justice

In his "World Day of Peace Message 2010," Pope Benedict asserted, "... it is imperative that humankind renew and strengthen “that covenant between human beings and the environment, which should mirr...more

Reflection & Prayer for Mine Workers , by: Jane Deren, PhD

Thirty-Three mine workers in Chile are currently trapped alive 2,200 feet underground. It could be more than a month before they are rescued. Recent tragedies in the U.S. and elsewhere have highlighte...more

50+ Ways to Go Green , by: Sr. Katherine Feely, SND

This "idea grid" provides more than fifty ideas and ways to go green or get greener for schools, parishes and organizations. Begin with a spirituality of the sacredness of creation and build from th...more
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