Past Events

November 17, 2020
The storms of the climate crisis do not only affect our physical lives, burning and flooding our homes and churches. These events have an extreme impact on our spiritual and psychological lives, traumatizing whole communities in their wake. Churches can serve as beacons of spiritual resilience in our communities, providing support in the midst...
November 16, 2020
Speakers from around the world are discussing progress in and possibilities for mitigation and adaptation during the virtual Race to Zero Dialogues, coinciding with the time when the 26th Conference of Parties to the U.N. Framework Convention...
November 10, 2020
Visions for transformative climate action Reaching the time of what should have been the COP26 in Glasgow, the final session in the three-webinar series, "Visions for transformative climate action," offers a space for dialogue on faith-based climate action. Stories of hope in action from faith communities around the world will be shared and...
November 10, 2020
The global Congregation of Notre Dame Sisters are celebrating the 400th anniversary of the birth of their founder, Saint Marguerite Bourgoys, by celebrating the Season of Creation (Sept. 1-Oct. 4).  This year of favor arrives in a challenging season for our planet and for all living-kind; a time of crisis and decision that summons us to the...
November 3, 2020
Visions for transformative climate action The second of three online sessions in the series, "Visions for transformative climate action," brings together representatives from the scientific, policy and faith communities engaged in climate change. It is an interdisciplinary discussion on the agenda for COP26 and what this means for climate...
October 29, 2020
A Fifth Anniversary Celebration and Reaffirmation of Pope Francis' Encyclical on Care of Our Common Home "The cry of the earth and of the poor cannot continue." This is the urgent message that Pope Francis is reiterating on the fifth anniversary of his pivotal 2015 encyclical, "Laudato Si': On Care for our Common Home." Its title, Laudato Si...
October 27, 2020
"Visions for transformative climate action" is the first of three online sessions in the series, "The world we want," sponsored by Lutheran World Relief. The series explores the response offered by different faith traditions to the current climate crisis and COVID-19. The discussion focuses on how these perspectives might help to navigate...
October 20, 2020
Have you every heard someone say that a certain issue "must be the preeminent priority for Catholic voters" or that "you're a Catholic in name only" if you vote for a particular candidate? Have you wondered how to respond? A webinar offered by Creighton University on Oct. 20, from 7-9 p.m. central time, will explore "Voting and Catholicism: A...
October 19, 2020
In this live virtual panel, María Teresa (MT) Dávila, PhD, Visiting Associate Professor of Practice of Religious and Theological Studies, Merrimack College and Daniel P. Horan, OFM, PhD, Duns Scotus Chair of Spirituality, Catholic Theological Union address how this ground-breaking encyclical has been received by the church and the world. Pope...
October 12, 2020
On October 12, 2020 Seventh Generation Interfaith Coalition for Responsible Investment (SGI-CRI) will hold its annual conference, virtually, from 3:30 – 5:00PM CDT. (Register Here) This year’s theme is Just Transition to...
October 6, 2020
The global Congregation of Notre Dame Sisters are celebrating the 400th anniversary of the birth of their founder, Saint Marguerite Bourgoys, by celebrating the Season of Creation (Sept. 1-Oct. 4).  This year of favor arrives in a challenging season for our planet and for all living-kind; a time of crisis and decision that summons us to the...
October 3, 2020
A one day symposium including spirituality professionals sharing how their connection with nature is a touch of divinity; working professionals in the fields of forestry, pesticides, and water will speak to their need for preservation. Audience responses will be shared.
October 1, 2020
The Season of Creation is a time to renew our relationship with our Creator and all creation through celebration, conversion, and commitment. During the season, we join our sisters and brothers in the global Christian family in prayer and action for our common home. This year, amid crises that have shaken our world, we're awakened to the...
September 29, 2020
The third webinar in Catholic Climate Covenant's Season of Creation series, "I’m Catholic, How Should I Discern? Conscience, Discernment, and Voting as an Act of Love," wll be held Sept. 29 from 2 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. This webinar will help Catholics understand the Church’s teaching on conscience and discernment as it relates to their vote...
September 29, 2020
This year, hurricanes have pummelled communities along the coast, wildfires have devastated land in the West, and floods ravage the midwest. The climate crisis is here and it is affecting our communities. In the face of climate breakdown, our faith communities must ask: how are we going to respond? Now is the opportunity for our churches to...
September 26, 2020
El tiempo de la creación es una oportunidad imperdible para profundizar sobre nuestra relación con Dios, consigo mismo, con las personas y con la creación. El retiro “Conversión Ecológica” se ofrece para toda Hispanoamérica y puede ser vivido en tu casa, junto a tu familia o fraternidad religiosa. Durante dos días acompañaremos a todas las...
September 25, 2020
Day of Global Climate Action - the youth strike movement Fridays For Future is calling for a global climate action day on September 25th. On this day demonstrations and manifestations will take place all across the globe. During the last few months, the Covid-19 pandemic has forced activists to find new ways of protest and to use digital...
September 24, 2020
This webinar will explore how the coronavirus crisis and the environmental crisis are related in Europe, and how regional approaches to a just transition to integral ecology could be developed. It will contribute to inform, connect and mobilise people of goodwill, GCCM members, allies and Laudato Si' Animators in Europe in relation to a just...
September 24, 2020
How exactly should we envision and describe our relation, as human beings, to other creatures and the larger world we inhabit? And what distinctive contribution might Christianity and other faith traditions contribute to that endeavor? No words available to us qualify as totally adequate to capture the reality of our relationship to God and all...
September 17, 2020
Latin America has been called the Continent of Hope and from its worldview and experience it can provide significant contributions to the just recovery process that the world needs after the pandemic within the framework of the jubilee of the Laudato Si' Year. The seminar will take place over two days with a duration of 1 hour and 30 minutes...
September 14, 2020
This second webinar in the Season of Creation series "On the Common Good and Our Common Home, will be hosted by Interfaith Power & Light, Catholic Climate Covenant and Young Evangelicals for Climate Action at 3 p.m. Eastern time Sept. 14. This webinar will equip attendees on how to effectively hold "courageous conversations" with your...
September 12, 2020
As Pope Francis said in the Laudato Si' encyclical, "the ecological crisis is a summons to profound interior conversion... an 'ecological conversion'" (LS 217). The goal of the Laudato Si' Retreat is to help participants embark in this journey of "ecological conversion," to transform the way we relate to our Creator, all of Creation and our...
September 11, 2020
September 11: What is a “Pandemic”? Kavita Sivaramakrishnan, Columbia University Sylvia Hood Washington, Environmental Health Research Associates, LLC This class exposes students to the study of history for its own sake and also for a deeper understanding of the present and the future. We explore current events in a historical perspective from...
September 10, 2020
With the growing appetite for coal, oil and gas investments in Africa, there is need to define the true cost of energy investments and the morality of investing in the fossil fuel industry. Does Africa has alternative energy pathways for its growth or does Africa has to crawl through the dirty alleys of energy for its growth? This webinar...
September 10, 2020
During this Season of Creation, Catholic Climate Covenant is offering a five-part series of webinars to help participants renew their faith in the God of all creation and join in prayer and action for the care of our common home. The first webinar of the series is "Catholic...

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