Past Events

May 13, 2021
"Healing the Earth, Healing our Bodies," the second in a five-part virtual dialogue series on food and faith, will be held May 13 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The globe is facing a dual health crisis: hunger and poor diet. Both are functions of an imbalanced system that creates scarcity to foster excess. The global adoption of a...
May 13, 2021
The question around disasters is not if a disaster 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 to...
May 12, 2021
We are at a critical moment. It is time to discuss how our investments reflect our Catholic values, especially in response to the urgency of our climate crisis and ahead of the United Nations COP 26 meeting in Glasgow. The Canadian Catholic community is deciding on its methods of investment and how these will influence social policies, keeping...
May 5, 2021
In preparation for Laudato Si' Week, we invite you to join us for a three part series on Sustainable Food Systems, Food Justice, Climate Change and its impacts on Agriculture. In part I of the series, we will learn about how the Pawnee's Sacred Corn Seeds were on the brink of extinction and how they have arisen to new challenges. 
May 5, 2021
We are at a critical moment. It is time to discuss how our investments reflect our Catholic values, especially in response to the urgency of our climate crisis and ahead of the United Nations COP 26 meeting in Glasgow. The Canadian Catholic community is deciding on its methods of investment and how these will influence social policies, keeping...
April 28, 2021
Join Georgia Interfaith Power & Light and Interfaith Power & Light for a discussion with Senator Rev. Raphael Warnock. Senator Rev. Warnock is a U.S. Senator from Georgia and one of two ordained ministers in the Senate. The Rev. Dr. Gerald L. Durley, IPL board chair, and Senator Warnock will have a conversation about opportunities in...
April 26, 2021
Join Iona College Professor Dr. Rachana Umashankar and the students of her course "sacred music and poetry" for an interview with psalmist and liturgical musician Sister Kathleen Deignan, composer in residence with Schola Ministries and the Benedictine Grange for over 50 years. Sharing the story that nurtured the legacy of her corpus of 200 +...
April 26, 2021
The first Nobel Prize Summit brings together Nobel Prize laureates, scientists, policymakers, business leaders, and youth leaders to explore the question: What can be achieved in this decade to put the world on a path to a more sustainable, more prosperous future for all of humanity? Across three days, the virtual event will combine keynotes...
April 24, 2021
The virtual Tri-State Interfaith Creation Care 2021 Conference will feature keynote speakers Judy O'Bannon, former Indiana first lady, and Nana Firman, GreenFaith's Muslim outreach coordinator. The conference will conclude with a presentation of Evansville's Climate Action Plan. To register and receive the Zoom link, contact...
April 23, 2021
Walk with other Catholics between Earth day and Laudato Si' Week as we learn, pray, and take action for environmental justice.  In his encyclical Laudato Si’, Pope Francis invites all people to act on behalf of creation. This call to action is grounded in the principle of integral ecology—the idea that environmental, social, political, and...
April 22, 2021
Learn more about the link between climate and migration at a virtual Lunch and Learn on April 22 from 12-1 pm EST. Register for free at climateandmigration.eventbrite.com. Hosted by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis Catholic Charities- Social Concerns, CARE ministry, and the Archindy Creation Care ministry.  
April 22, 2021
EARTH DAY WEBINAR APRIL 22,  7:00 PM Virtual & In-Person Options! “CATHOLICS & CREATION CARE” Did you know that Caring for Creation is part of our Catholic Social Teaching? We invite everyone to join us for a Catholics and Creation Care webinar with our very own Dr. Catherine Wright, who has recently published a practical guide on Pope...
April 22, 2021
Mercyhurst University welcomes Daniel P. Horan, OFM, Ph.D., as guest speaker for the 51st annual Sister Maura Smith Earth Day Lecture on Thursday, April 22, at 7 p.m., when he will discuss “Urgent Explorations of Global Climate Change and the Consistent Ethic of Life.” The event is free and open to the public via Zoom. Father Dan is a...
April 22, 2021
The Climate Action Reserve is pleased to once again present the North American Carbon World (NACW) conference. NACW addresses the most pressing issues in climate policy and carbon markets to the largest gathering of climate professionals in North America. The conference features comprehensive and up-to-date information, key thought-leaders...
April 22, 2021
A discussion of hope and lament in the face of ecological degradation; the scale of challenges presented by climate change and the threats it poses to democracy, capitalism, and international order; psychological obstacles to acting more ethically in light of “knowing better”; and advances in engineering with respect to sustainability, with...
April 21, 2021
Chattel slavery, institutional racism, and government policies alienated enslaved people and their descendants from the land. This continues to result in food insecurity, poor health, and property loss. Today, less than two-percent of working farms are owned by Black Americans.   Activists, gardeners, authors, and farmers are re-discovering...
April 20, 2021
The COVID health crisis, the climate crisis and the biodiversity crisis are three interconnected crises calling us to change direction towards a regenerative civilization with an integral ecological pattern of life. The 2020 United Nations Global Biodiversity Report notes the importance of biodiversity in addressing climate change, long-term...
April 20, 2021
The University of Dayton 2021 Romero Award ceremony and symposium will consist of a series of online events celebrating the perseverance and achievements of environmental and climate justice advocates culminating in the honoring of the award to an inspiring, indigenous, and feminist grassroots leader. This year's symposium will include global,...
April 17, 2021
Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego will celebrate a bilingual Earth Day Mass April 17 at 2 p.m. Pacific Time at St. James/St. Leo Church in Solano Beach, California. For those who attend in person, COVID guidelines will apply. The Mass will also be livestreamed. You can register here to...
April 17, 2021
Congregation of Notre Dame Sr. Kathleen Noone Deignan will lead this offering of contemplative inquiry and dialogue with one of the most remarkable women of all time. Hildegard of Bingen, a master of healing and visionary arts, gave birth to a unique mode of women's monasticism and has left us an inexhaustible legacy of spiritual riches. Join...
April 17, 2021
Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si', calls for a "broad cultural revolution" to confront our environmental crisis. Join the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, in Kansas City, Missouri, and St. Joseph Sr. Barbara Jennings on Saturday, April 17, for their "Linger Over Breakfast" series as they see where are we today, and what we still need to...
April 16, 2021
Faith Climate Action Week is Interfaith Power & Light’s annual program of climate-themed worship services and sermons that spans ten days of activities around Earth Day, with this year’s dates being April 16-25. Join the nationwide community of people of faith preaching, teaching, and acting to heal the climate in 2021!  The theme of this...
April 15, 2021
Catholic leaders are among the panelists who will discuss the environmental and health crises in the Amazon Basin, U.S. policy in the region and the importance of ensuring that the rights of Indigenous peoples and other traditional communities are respected.
April 14, 2021
To the mark the 51st anniversary of Earth Day and the end of the year-long fifth anniversary celebration of Pope Francis' landmark encyclical on climate change and environmental ethics, Laudato Si', Gonzaga University welcomes Daniel P. Horan, OFM, Ph.D., to campus to offer a lecture entitled, "Beyond Laudato Si': Embracing the Challenge of...
April 14, 2021
The University of Dayton 2021 Romero Award ceremony and symposium will consist of a series of online events celebrating the perseverance and achievements of environmental and climate justice advocates culminating in the honoring of the award to an inspiring, indigenous, and feminist grassroots leader. This year's symposium will include global,...

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