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Something Old – Something New [1]

Exploring Frameworks for Marist Eco-Spirituality and Practice Part 1 of 7  Some years ago, a few questions began bubbling away within me: Who is God in an ever-expanding Universe? How does my relationship with God change as our world view widens? Who is Jesus, and who is his mother Mary, in these times when science […]

Laudato Si’ Week 16 – 24 May

The material in this article is drawn mostly from https://laudatosiweek.org/ Laudato Si’:On Care for Our Common Home Pope Francis’ encyclical on climate change and ecology was signed on 24 May 2015, the Solemnity of Pentecost. Its title means Praise be to You in the Umbrian dialect spoken by St. Francis. The encyclical is a reflection […]

Climate Change – A Modern Day Plague

The growing threat of climate change reminds me of two Old Testament readings. The first is a warning and the second is a consolation. The warning is given in Exodus. When Moses asked the Pharaoh to let the Israelites go, and the Pharaoh said no, God sent nine plagues  – water turns to blood, the […]

Climate change

Today’s ecological crisis, especially climate change, threatens the very future of the human family. For too long we have collectively failed to listen to the fruits of scientific analysis and “doomsday predictions can no longer be met with irony or disdain” ( Laudato Si’, 161). Global warming A significant development in this past year was […]

Climate; Migration

The Climate Issue Is A Matter Of Justice Vatican City, 11 September 2015 (VIS) – This morning in the Clementine Hall the Holy Father met with the three hundred participants in the meeting promoted by the Foundation for Sustainable Development, ‘Environmental justice and climate change,’ attended by major representatives of religion, politics, economic activity and […]

Climate of Fear

Are you concerned about climate change? Do you fear for the future of the planet? If you subscribe only to the mainstream media then this is no doubt your daily fare, and that of much of the rest of humanity. That’s right, ‘the-science-is-done’ on this issue. Sorry, I think they missed something – science is […]