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Marian Ecological Centre, Suva, Fiji

Care and Love for All creation The Approach The approach begins with the Spirit of Mary, the spirit of humility — Mary as the humus, the soil of God from which the Word was made flesh and became the new creation. In our Pacific context, the soil which makes up the land is vital to us. […]

Wednesday 4 May

Acts 17:15, 22-18:1, Ps 148, John 16:12-15 Laudato Si Today’s psalm is a cosmic hymn of praise. God has given us all of creation. Every new blade of grass and roaring volcano. Every person young and old. Every animal and insect. Every river and raindrop. We are all connected in our common home. Consider psalm […]

How Green Is Francis?

  With Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si, a sea-change is sweeping in. It invites, even demands, that we all reflect on our preaching, spirituality and lifestyle. What it asks of us is that unless we accept Francis’ challenge we will be part of the culture of indifference or resignation that is gradually […]

Sunday 4 October

27th Week Ordinary Time Genesis 2:18-24, Ps 128, Hebrews 2:9-11, Mark 10:2-16 Awareness – Feast of St Francis of Assisi “From the soil, the Lord God fashioned all the wild beasts and all the birds of heaven. These God brought to the man to see what he would call them.”(Genesis). St Francis of Assisi reminds […]