Past Events

May 19, 2022
The question around disasters is not if something will happen here but when — especially as we see climate change increasing the severity and frequency of severe weather events. When disasters occur, congregations can offer vital care and resources for their members and wider communities. Advance preparation and planning can position churches...
May 5, 2022
Faith and Food: Transforming the Global Food System for People and Planet Thursday, May 5 11.00 New York | 16.00 London | 17.00 Paris | 18.00 Nairobi | 20.30 Delhi Join us for this fourth Faith Plans workshop of 2022, led by Faith Plans partner ...
April 29, 2022
Young adults (18-39) in and around Chicago are invited to join the Archdiocese of Chicago and Catholic Climate Covenant for a retreat getaway focused on integral ecology and creation care, April 29-May 1. Learn about the Archdiocese of Chicago’s efforts to implement the Laudato Si’ Action Platform and find out how you can be involved in making...
April 26, 2022
The conference will examine the role of both the church and lay Catholics in promoting sustainable development, furthering Pope Francis’ vision as set out in Laudato Si’. Cardinal Michael Czerny will deliver the keynote and we will hold two panels. Michael W. Manulak will moderate the first and Fr. John Meehan, SJ, will moderate the second. ...
April 20, 2022
On April 20, EPA will convene a diverse panel of faith community leaders who have a special interest in climate change based on the teachings of their faith traditions. EPA’s Deputy Administrator, Janet McCabe, will provide opening remarks. Speakers: Imam Saffet A. Catovic, Head of Office for Interfaith and Community Alliances and...
April 13, 2022
“Undoing the Doctrine: Developing a theology of repentance and repair" is the last session in a five-part discussion of the “Doctrine of Discovery,” a theological and legal concept that has legitimized the seizure of indigenous people's lands by those from so-called Christian nations. The series begins with discussion of its impact in North...
March 29, 2022
How are we as Catholics called to care for our common home? Giving Insights is a forum series from the Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota (CCF) exploring critical needs in our community as well as hopeful solutions. Jeff Rauenhorst of Catholic Energies will moderate the panel, which consists of Jose Aguto of Catholic Climate Covenant,...
March 25, 2022
This year the theme of the Commission on the Status of Women is based on climate change and how it impacts and intersects with gender justice. WOC’s contribution will be an intersectional panel on climate and gender justice on March 25, at 12 noon ET, featuring: Amanda Baugh, CSU Northridge; Sharon Bong, Monash University Malaysia; Stephanie...
March 23, 2022
United Church of Christ - Restoring Nature: What People of Faith Can Do to Heal the Earth Douglas Tallamy's books have awakened thousands to the problem of wildlife decline and the solution that resides in habitat restoration. This is a solution of which you and your faith community can be a part. The solution can be as close as your backyard...
March 19, 2022
All are welcome to join the Creation Care Network at Seattle University on March 19 for an earth justice summit to take action for our common home. Join Archbishop Paul D. Etienne, Care for Creation team leaders, passionate youth and local leaders as we explore the Pope Francis’ Laudato Sí Action Platform.
March 17, 2022
This 1 hour webinar will focus on technostress, different kinds, its effects, future technostress, its effects on  your relationship with nature and how you can enhance your relationship with nature with simple practices and action.
March 14, 2022
Climate change has direct impacts on human health through climate-induced food and water insecurities, displacement, and pollution.  We must consider that the impacts are not equally distributed among people of varying race, gender, and income. These issues and the intersection of climate change, human health, and justice will be explored...
March 12, 2022
God’s Plan(et): Heal our Common Home and Respond to the Cry of the Poor, March 12 from 11-12:30, a virtual workshop sponsored by the Archdiocese of Boston Social Justice Ministry, the Diocese of Worcester Environmental Stewardship Ministry, and the Boston Catholic Climate Movement.  Learn actions we can take to combat climate change and to...
February 24, 2022
Over the last year, Congress has considered legislation that would build climate resilience in God's people and planet. But what is the difference between the bipartisan infrastructure package and the Build Back Better Act? What has Congress already done and what do we still need to advocate for? Join us for this virtual workshop to learn...
February 21, 2022
  In Laudato Si’, Pope Francis famously wrote, “A commitment this lofty cannot be sustained by doctrine alone, without a spirituality capable of inspiring us.” As we enter a new year, all are welcome to join the Catholic Climate Covenant young adult community for Ecospirituality Nights, a multi-month virtual series exploring the spiritual...
February 19, 2022
We are learning to re-connect to all that surrounds us in the natural world and Indigenous people are leading the way. In Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants, Potawatomi botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer helps us to see other species as relatives. In this virtual retreat, we will examine the main...
February 17, 2022
oin us for a memorable evening with the award-winning author of Braiding Sweetgrass, Robin Wall Kimmerer. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants is about alternative forms of Indigenous knowledge outside of traditional scientific methodologies. The book reframes the relationship between land...
February 10, 2022
The 75-minute webinar will be recorded and a link to the recording will be sent to all who register. Pope Francis has invited the global Catholic Church to embark on TWO multi-year journeys: a) the Synod on Synodality and b) the Laudato Si’ Action Platform. At the same time, the U.S. Catholic Conferences of Bishops has invited the U.S....
February 9, 2022
Join Creation Justice Ministries for the public launch of the Ocean Equity Collective. It is a collective of Black-, Indigenous- and people of color-led and focused coalition of organizations, and people in the ocean conservation space. We envision a community-centered and led sustainability movement, where the...
February 9, 2022
What are the connections between Epiphany and Ecology? Between the Church's celebration of the visiting Magi or the Baptism of the Lord and the rest of the Earth Community? This free, webinar on Feb. 9 hosts a conversation between the liturgy scholar, the Rev. Hilary Bogert-Winkler, and the Center for Religion and Environment at The...
February 9, 2022
“Centering and Othering: Elevating white normativity, suppressing racial and indigenous identities" is the fourth session in a five-part discussion of the “Doctrine of Discovery,” a theological and legal concept that has legitimized the seizure of indigenous people's lands by those from so-called Christian nations. The series begins with...
February 9, 2022
Faith communities are often on the frontlines of responding to climate-related disasters. More than a spirit of goodwill is required to effectively respond and minister in such critically important times. Because disasters often expose, widen, and exacerbate the gaps of pre-existing disparities, it is essential that communities of faith...
January 31, 2022
In Laudato Si’, Pope Francis famously wrote, "A commitment this lofty cannot be sustained by doctrine alone, without a spirituality capable of inspiring us." As we enter into a new year, all are welcome to join the Catholic Climate Covenant young adult community for Ecospirituality Nights, a multi-month virtual series exploring the spiritual...
January 10, 2022
The National Black Catholic Congress is hosting a live webinar on Jan. 10 titled "Imagining our Ecological Future: Black life and Laudato Si'." It is episode three in its "Black Catholics and the Millennial Gap" series.  The event will feature panelists LaRyssa Herrington, Chanelle Robinson, Byron Wratee, and John Barnes, along with guest...
December 8, 2021
“Pervasive and Self Perpetuating: The continuous falsifying of narratives" is the third session in a five-part discussion of the “Doctrine of Discovery,” a theological and legal concept that has legitimized the seizure of indigenous people's lands by those from so-called Christian nations. The series begins with discussion of its impact in...

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