Past Events

October 7, 2021
Please join the University of San Diego and its Frances G. Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture for "Climate Change and the Catholic Church Today," the latest event in its Humanity's Urgent Challenges Series. The event will feature Erin Lothes, senior program manager, Laudato Sí Animators Program, Laudato Si' Movement, Associate...
October 4, 2021
S.r Pamela Smith, SS.C.M., Ph.D, will give an overview of the Ecumenical and Interreligious Guidebook: Care for Our Common Home, of which she was the principle author.  This webinar will be hosted  by Fr. Walter F. Kedjierski, USCCB, Executive Director, Secretariat of Ecumenial and Interreligious Affairs. Sr. Pamela Smith, SS.C.M., Ph.D, is the...
October 3, 2021
Gather in worship for environmental justice! At 3 pm Sunday, October 3, 2021, Massachusetts Interfaith Power & Light (https://www.massipl.org/) will convene Love. Earth. Justice.: A Multifaith Service of Prayer, Celebration, and Resolve in person at Old South Church in Boston (...
September 29, 2021
As stated in the Vademecum for the Synod on Synodality, we are at a crucial moment in the life of the Church and the world. The COVID-19 pandemic...
September 29, 2021
"Youth Voices from the Climate Change Frontline" webinar provides us with an opportunity to listen, be inspired and learn from youths who are in the climate change frontline. Among the first to feel the brunt of a changing climate, the youths in Asia Pacific will talk about how they are working to restore the planet and build a better, shared...
September 29, 2021
As they live out their commitment to care for creation, women's religious communities have become leaders in local land conservation. To mark this monthlong Season of Creation, EarthBeat and Global Sisters Report will host a virtual conversation with Sr. Verónica Méndez, former president of the Institute of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine and...
September 29, 2021
Are you or your community wondering about the Vatican’s Laudato Si’ Action Platform (LSAP)? What is it? When does it get started? How do we participate? We have heard your questions and we are ready to answer them! Join us for a virtual presentation on the Laudato Si’ Action Platform. The U.S. leads for the LSAP sectors of Parishes and...
September 26, 2021
Learn and reflect with the Miraculous Medal Shrine this Season of Creation! This very special speaker series, "What Must be Done? Vincentian Family Perspectives on Love and Justice for Creation" will feature presentations by Sr. Mary Jo Stein, DC, Prof. Christopher Vogt, PhD, and Fr. Pat Griffin, CM, that will start us thinking about our own...
September 26, 2021
Live from Rome on Sunday, the World Day of Migrants and Refugees, climate migrants will share their moving stories and...
September 25, 2021
This event will coincide with the U.N. General Assembly. During the Women’s Assembly, grassroots Indigenous, Black, Brown, and frontline women leaders, global advocates, and policy-makers will join together in solidarity to speak out against environmental and social injustice, draw attention to root causes of multiple interlocking crises, and...
September 21, 2021
Franciscan Fr. Daniel P. Horan, who specializes in the work and thought of Thomas Merton, will give the 2021 Marianist Lecture sponsored by sponsored by Chaminade University of Honolulu, the Marianist Center of Hawaii and Saint Louis School. The lecture will be presented virtually. Horan will speak about "The spirituality of justice: racism...
September 19, 2021
Learn and reflect with the Miraculous Medal Shrine this Season of Creation! This very special speaker series, "What Must be Done? Vincentian Family Perspectives on Love and Justice for Creation" will feature presentations by Sr. Mary Jo Stein, DC, Prof. Christopher Vogt, PhD, and Fr. Pat Griffin, CM, that will start us thinking about our own...
September 11, 2021
The Institute for Ministry at Loyola University New Orleans will offer a creation-centered retreat informed by the work of Passionist Fr. Thomas Berry on Sept. 11 at 10AM Central Time on Zoom and, health conditions permitting, in Loyola's Ignatius Chapel. It is free and open to the public.  Creation has long been central to the work of the...
September 9, 2021
Congress has a historic opportunity to pass a budget that makes the big, bold, and ambitious investments needed to tackle the climate crisis, achieve true environmental justice, and protect Creation and communities. Join Interfaith Power & Light, Faith in Public Life, and Creation Justice Ministiries in prayer and action for our communities...
September 8, 2021
  European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with Canadian Institute of Technology will organize the 9th ICSD 2021 International Conference on Sustainable Development, with particular focus on Environmental, Economic and Socio-Cultural Sustainability. The Conference...
September 2, 2021
The Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology is pleased to announce that a new and interactive database will be launched at 11 a.m. Eastern Time Sept. 2, in partnership with the Faith for Earth Initiative of United Nations Environment Programme, Parliament of the World’s Religions, and United Religions Initiative.  This resource, titled “Faith...
September 1, 2021
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is hosting its latest dialogue about its recently-published Ecumenical and Interreligious Guidebook: Care for Our Common Home. Dr. Anthony Cirelli (Catholic), Manohar Singh Grewal, SCD (Sikh), Gopal Patel (Hindu), and Dr. Bhikkhu Dhammadipa Sak (Buddhist) will engage in an interreligious...
August 31, 2021
How should you approach your bishop, priest, and other church leaders on climate and care for creation issues? Learn key steps, get simple engagement resources to use now! In this training you will learn more about the Climate Action Letter for Catholic Institutions (open to Catholic institutions, organizations, religious communities to sign...
August 27, 2021
Our spiritual traditions teach us to act with love and compassion to address the crises before us. Now is the time to call on Congress to address both the climate crisis and environmental justice in our communities. We are in a critical moment: our actions this month could determine the course of the climate crisis for generations to come. It’s...
August 26, 2021
The Center for Religion and Environment at the University of the South is resuming its monthly webinar series on Thursday, Aug. 26 at 6:30 p.m. Central time. During this webinar, Rev. Jerry Cappel will lead a conversation on how faith communities might better align their faith and practice with the call to care for all creation. The areas of...
August 17, 2021
Hundreds of people of faith from across the country are joining the fight for climate and environmental justice. August 17th’s “Care for Creation Laudato Si” workshop is an opportunity for grassroots faith leaders to connect their own experiences to the broader fight for the future of our ‘common home’.  Laudato Si is Pope Francis’ encyclical...
August 17, 2021
Please join Waterspirit for our weekly “Meditation for Earth.” We read a short blessing, followed by an excerpt from Hal Borland’s "12 moons of the Year." Then we lead a simple meditation followed with silence, for a flourishing Earth. The meditation and silence is approximately 30 minutes. All of our videos are filmed by our Programs and...
August 12, 2021
2021 Franciscan Zoom Lecture Series #12 Dr. Ilia Delio, OSF The incarnational spirituality of Francis of Assisi revealed the world of matter as the place of divine diaphony.  His fraternal relationships with all of creation revealed his embeddedness in the cosmos, joining with all creation in the glory of God.  In this talk we will explore...
July 30, 2021
Ahead of Pax Christi USA's national conference (July 30-31), the Catholic nonviolenece organization will host a special pre-conference event on July 30 (1-5 p.m. EST) planned by the U.S. cohort of the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative that will explore one of the central charisms of Pax Christi USA, gospel nonviolence. The four breakout sessions...
July 29, 2021
Jointly published by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Catholic Association of Diocesan Ecumenical and Interreligious Officers, and Catholic Climate Covenant this guidebook "offers insights into how Catholics can bring the riches of the Catholic theological tradition to ecumenical and interreligious discussions and actions that...

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