July 2017 Eco-Congregation Ireland Newsletter available

Welcome to the July 2017 edition of the Eco-Congregation Ireland newsletter!  Read the newsletter in full:  ECI Newsletter July 2017.

If you have any information or stories from your congregation, parish, meeting or Eco-Congregation we would love to hear from you!  Please forward your news to us at info@ecocongregationireland.com.  Don't forget if you hold an event or meeting, or host our Climate Justice Candle, take some photos and we can include them in our newsletter and website. If you want your event promoted in our bi-monthly newsletter, please email us about 2 weeks before the next newsletter is due out to ensure inclusion. Newsletters will be sent out at the end of September and November 2017.

In this newsletter:

  • Our Climate Justice Candle – The Journey Continues!
  • Climate Justice Candle Inspiration!
  • Creation Time/Season of Creation 2017 – Resources Available from Eco-Congregation Scotland!
  • Creation Time Hymn composed by parishioner of Carrigaline Union of Parishes, Cork
  • Take the Laudato Si’ Pledge for Season of Creation 2017!
  • News from Westport Eco-Congregation!
  • Season of Creation … Time for Creation across the Diocese of Kerry
  • St Senan’s Church Inniscarra to Celebrate Creation Time!
  • Latest News from the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice!
  • The Catholic divestment movement continues to grow
  • Update from the European Christian Environmental Network
  • Saving Dandelions Saves Bees – by Fran Brady
  • Ireland’s First National Holy Wells Day
  • Creation Care Network in Northern Ireland – Date of Next Meeting
  • Clogher JPIC Group marks 2nd Anniversary of Laudato Si’
  • Operation Noah Annual Report available
  • Women’s World Day Prayer 2018 – ‘All God’s Creation is Very Good!’
  • South Belfast Quakers and Methodists’ ‘Food for All’ Event!
  • General Synod of the Church of Ireland passes resolution on climate change and fossil fuels
  • New Wine Ireland conference in Sligo holds seminar on a Christian Response to Climate Change
  • Report on Glimpses into the Mystery of the Unfolding Universe – Summer Retreat in Drumalis
  • Carrigrohane Union of Parishes Pedal Power!
  • Pray and Fast for the Climate
  • News from the SMA Garden Project, Wilton, Cork
  • Selesian Cosmology Team – Rethinking Ecological Education for a New Covenant with our Planetary Home
  • Laudato Si’ O Mi Signore! – Update from the Daughters of Charity
  • An Tairseach Update by Colette Kane OP
  • Green Values, Religion and Secularism: Conversations with European Green Politicians and Activists
  • FREE TCD/ISE MOOC on the Sustainable Development Goals – Register Now!
  • Update from Ards Walled Community Garden, Co Donegal
  • Presbyterian Church in Ireland – Stewardship of Creation Panel
  • Eco Challenge!
  • Prayer for the Earth