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Caring for Our Common Home Calendar (June 2016) , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

To celebrate World Environment Day on June 5, this creative calendar includes suggested reflections and actions for each day during the month of June. Copyright © 2016 Education for Justice, a projec...more

A Prayer for Our Earth , by: Pope Francis

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10 Things You Can Do to Care for the Earth

Dare to make a difference. 10 tips towards good stewardship. Set a stewardship goal for yourself, your family, your school community. Copyright © 2015, Education for Justice, a project of Center of C...more

Prayer Service for Earth Day - April 22

The prayer service for Earth Day includes readings from Scripture, Catholic social teaching documents, and Pope Francis on the environment. Included is a litany of praise to our Creator God and for th...more

Prayer for Pausing and Being More , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This prayer reminds us of St. John Paul's II dictum that we should live to be more, not to have more, an appropriate reminder that we need to step back from our consumer culture, pause, and consider h...more

UN Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

EFJ provides this prayer service to commemorate the September 16, 1994 signing on the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Ozone ...more

Creative Voice: Green Classrooms: Green Learning Environment , by: Fr. Pete Henriot, S.J.

Fr. Pete Henriot, S.J., served on the team of the Center of Concern from 1971-1988. He traveled to Malawi in 2011 to assist in the establishment of the Loyola Jesuit Secondary School. Fr. Pete notes ...more

Go Green This Summer and Forever After , by: Maria Riley, P.P.

This fact sheet includes suggestions for finding summer jobs that support a green economy. As stewards of God’s earth, we are called to a life that promotes both the growth of humans and the preserv...more

Challenging Our Culture of Waste

In his recent World Environment Day address, Pope Francis blamed our culture of waste for our failure to care for creation. His challenge echoes the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi. Posted June 19, 20...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
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