Pope Francis

Go Dark One Hour Per Week and Save Energy!

Go Dark One Hour Per Week and Save Energy!

Change starts with you and I. It is our responsibility to preserve our planet’s natural resources and improve it for generations to come. How can you show your support? In a recent Sunday sermon Fr. Peter talked about the importance of saving energy and encouraged…




	


Report: A Global Compact for Sustainable Development at the United Nations

Report: A Global Compact for Sustainable Development at the United Nations

This report was shared with the Office of Sustainability by Assistant Director Campus Ministry Br. Larry Atkinson, CSC:




	


Nostra Aetate Lecture on Pope Francis' Encyclical With Mark Stoll: Oct 5 at 7pm

Nostra Aetate Lecture on Pope Francis' Encyclical With Mark Stoll: Oct 5 at 7pm

Please join us for the Nostra Aetate lecture on Oct 5 at 7pm in the Carter Auditorium. Mark Stoll from the Department of History and Director of Environmental Studies at Texas Tech University will speak on Pope Francis’ encyclical on climate change.




	


President Martin Signs Global Commitment to Support Pope Francis's Encyclical on Climate Change

President Martin Signs Global Commitment to Support Pope Francis's Encyclical on Climate Change

President George Martin, PhD has joined nearly 200 Catholic university presidents worldwide in signing a commitment to support Pope Francis’s recent encyclical on integral ecology, “Laudato Si’: On Care for Our




	


Community Discussion: Pope's Encyclical on Climate Change- August 24

Community Discussion: Pope's Encyclical on Climate Change- August 24

Originally shared by Austin EcoNetwork. Join fellow Austinites on Monday, August 24 from 7-8:30 PM at the Twin Oaks Library to discuss the Pope's encyclical on climate change, specifically how the encyclical relates to Austin and the US. If you haven't already, please read the encyclical…




	


Pope Francis Issues Papal Letter Stressing Importance of Climate Change

Pope Francis Issues Papal Letter Stressing Importance of Climate Change

Pope Francis issued a 184-page papal letter on Thursday, June 18 saying that climate change is a global problem that must be addressed in order to prevent further environmental and social consequences. He emphasized that these consequences have an especially powerful impact on the poor…




	


Not Sure What To Give Up For Lent? How About Carbon?

Not Sure What To Give Up For Lent? How About Carbon?

Sugar, alcohol, even Facebook are familiar items often given up during the season of Lent. But have you ever considered giving up carbon? With Pope Francis's recent call to action to make climate change a priority, reducing your carbon footprint is a great way to…




	


Pope Francis’s edict on climate change will anger deniers and US churches

Pope Francis’s edict on climate change will anger deniers and US churches

This blog was orginally an article posted on The Guardian and was shared with us by Associate Director of Campus Ministry, James Puglisi, D.Min.




	


Be Kind to Nature: One of Pope Francis' Secrets to Happiness

Be Kind to Nature: One of Pope Francis' Secrets to Happiness

Pope Francis revealed his 10 Secrets to Happiness, once of which reminds us to be kind to our natural surroundings: "Respect and take care of nature. Environmental degradation 'is one of the biggest challenges we have,' he said. 'I think a question that we're not…




	


Add YOUR Name to the Petition, "A Faithful Call to Address Climate Change"

Add YOUR Name to the Petition, "A Faithful Call to Address Climate Change"

The National Religious Partnership for the Environment (NRPE) is facilitating the collection of signatures to a climate petition. The petition, addressed to President Obama and the US Congress, calls for the US to be a leader in the climate negotiations that will culminate in Paris…