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The Twelve Days of Christmas Creation Challenge

01 Nov 2017 | Jaqui Remond

This Advent season we are responding to the papal encyclical Laudato Si’ to live simply, change our lifestyle and be part of a cultural revolution to look after God’s Creation. 


Prayer blog: How about that weather?

11 Sep 2017 | Brendan Nicholls

It certainly has been a wet year. At Saint Ignatius College we have been flooded twice and survived a recent close call. We have spent many lunchtimes indoors as ‘the heavens opened’ during break times. Our football oval still has an average of two centimetres of water over the entire surface and the road near our school was 30cm under water for a second time last week.


Catholic Teacher Blog: Care for the environment

30 May 2017 | Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ

This World Environment Day, Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ reflects on why we need to unite to protect the environment - now more than ever. 


RE-cycled: Biodiversity and sustainability

30 Nov 2016 |

Year 3 students plant a biodiverse ‘Barramundi’ garden at St Finbar’s, East Brighton, VIC.


Reflection questions and activities for ‘Small seeds lead to big changes’

26 Oct 2016 | Geraldine Martin

Reflection questions and activities for ‘Small seeds lead to big changes’ in the Spring 2016 edition


Small seeds lead to big changes

17 Aug 2016 |

Ecology is an important area of concern for the Catholic Church. Pope Francis last year released an encyclical letter on the environment in which he wrote, ‘The earth herself, burdened and laid waste, is among the most abandoned and maltreated of our poor.’ 


Reflection questions and activities for 'Popping the bubble: Waking up to climate change'

15 Jun 2016 | Clare Deignan

Reflection questions and activities for 'Popping the bubble: Waking up to climate change' in the Winter 2016 edition


Book: The Blessing of Mercy by Sr Veronica Lawson RSM

31 May 2016 | Staff

Biblical scholar Sr Veronica Lawson RSM recently released her new book, The Blessing of Mercy – Biblical Perspectives and Ecological Challenges.


Popping the bubble: Waking up to climate change

31 May 2016 | Clare Deignan


Last year Pope Francis released his encyclical Laudato Si’ (On Care for our common home) and placed protecting the planet and its people as a top priority of Catholic social teaching. Catholic Earthcare Australia, the ecological agency of the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference founded in 2002, applauded the Pope’s work. To aid his efforts, Catholic Earthcare recently created a workshop to engage youth with Laudato Si’ and inspire them to take action. Tess Corkish is the Youth Engagement Officer at Catholic Earthcare and leads the Laudato Si’ youth workshops.


Four ways to eat healthy and save the environment 

03 Nov 2015 | Sinead Goodfellow

Inspired by Pope Francis's environmental encyclical and want to be healthy as well? Here are some things you can do this Christmas. 


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