These are intended to be put in your church bulletin each week and are a good way to remind people of how their individual actions can have a huge impact for our Earth.
The Catholic Climate Declaration calls on the United States to remain a global leader in reducing emissions. Join us for a one-hour webinar discussing how the U.S. Catholic community, driven by the Catholic Climate Declaration, is taking compelling and vital steps for climate action. Learn how the U.S. Catholic community is responding to the challenge with a variety of actions to reduce emissions and ensure climate justice.
This webinar highlights how Laudato Si’ impacted the U.S. Catholic church and what still needs to be done to meet Pope Francis’ challenge as outlined in the encyclical.
Join us to learn how you can be a part of our just-launched campaign -- Catholics Are Still In – by learning:
- Why we have created the Catholic Climate Declaration;
- How it is related to the We Are Still In campaign;
- What our next steps will be, and;
- How you can help enlist Catholic leaders to sign the declaration.
- Jose Aguto, Catholic Climate Covenant
- Marianne Comfort, Sisters of Mercy
- Anne Kelly, CERES
- Marisa Vertrees Global Catholic Climate Movement
Join us to learn how the exponential growth of plastics is threatening the survival of our planet. In this webinar, we hear from Valeria Merino, Vice President for Global Earth Day, about the Earth Day Network's "A World Without Plastic Pollution Earth Day Campaign." Ms. Merino shares the many resources available from the Earth Day network to help us reduce our consumption of plastics. We also unpack the Covenant's Earth Day Program (Beyond a Throwaway Culture: Reduce Waste--Grow Community), and explore how your faith community can celebrate our common home on Earth Day…and every day!
This one-hour webinar features renowned atmospheric scientist and Christian leader Dr. Katharine Hayhoe and Dr. Dan DiLeo, Catholic Climate Covenant consultant and Assistant Professor at Creighton University.
In this webinar, Dr. Hayhoe and Dr. DiLeo explore:
In this webinar, you will learn about:
- How the Dioceses of Toledo and Burlington initiated and inspired Care for Creation activities and successful conferences around Laudato Si’ among the Catholic faithful
- Successful programs and activities they have implemented within Catholic schools and parishes that sustain interest and actions related to Care for Creation and Laudato Si’
- Proven ways to encourage and motivate fellow parishioners to participate in your efforts
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Learn about the Covenant’s newest program, Catholic Energies, and how it can help your parish/school/institution a) reduce energy use in its facilities, b) save money on utility bills, and c) educate about Laudato Si'. Learn how we can live faithfully AND sustainably through our energy choices.
- Dan Misleh, Executive Director, Catholic Climate Covenant;
- Dan Last, Chief Operating Officer, Catholic Climate Energies; and
- Bob Simon, Archdiocese of Washington.
2017's Feast of St. Francis program, "Befriend the Wolf: Blessing All God’s Creation", is an invitation to follow St. Francis’ example and open our hearts to all of creation. This webinar unpacks the story of the Wolf of Gubbio as a wonderful and useful metaphor to harmonize our relationship with God's Creation in our modern lives. It also discusses how the 2017 Feast of St. Francis program can be used in your parish, school, and faith community to foster that relationship. Whether you are already planning to use the 2017 Feast of St.
Goodlands is an organization that "creatively applies map making, data systems development, and planning services to promote caring for creation, serving the poor, and improving the state of the world." To view their story map of the majority of Catholic-affiliate properties in the U.S.C.C.B. and the expected impacts of climate change on those properties, click here.