September 2017 Eco-Congregation Ireland Newsletter available

Welcome to the September 2017 edition of the Eco-Congregation Ireland newsletter!  Read the newsletter in full: ECI Newsletter September 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  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 send us details. Newsletters will be sent out at the end of November 2017, January, March, May, July 2018.

In this newsletter:

  • Our Climate Justice Candle – The Journey Continues!
  • Climate Justice Candle Inspiration!
  • Poem for Creation Time by Joe Furphy, ECI Presbyterian Representative
  • Eco-Congregation Ireland Makes Submission to the Citizens’ Assembly
  • Update on Global Webinar held by Trócaire and the Global Catholic Climate Movement
  • SAVE THE DATE! Debate on Laudato Sí Two Years On: A Springboard for Ambitious Climate Action
  • Ecology in the Context of the Church’s Mission Explored by the Biblical Association for the Church of Ireland
  • European Christian Environmental Network releases its first online newsletter!
  • Update from Loving Sister Earth!
  • Eco-Congregation South Belfast Quaker Meeting Celebrates its 60th Anniversary!
  • Castleblayney Laudato Si Study Group
  • Mercy International Association Resources for Season of Creation
  • An Invitation to the Walled Community Garden at Ards Friary!
  • Update from Northern Ireland Creation Care Network
  • Diocese of Kerry Celebrates World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation!
  • Harvest Thanksgiving and Sharing Celebration in Ballineaspaig Parish, Cork
  • Eco-Congregation Ireland in Irish Times!
  • Parishioner from Carrigaline Union of Parishes is First in Ireland to send Dairy Herd to Retirement in Sanctuary in England!
  • Salesian Cosmology Team hosts a day in Limerick on The New Cosmology: Birthing a New Theology with Diarmuid O’Murchu
  • Nun’s Cross Church, Killiskey Parish September Celebration of God’s Creation!
  • Eco Challenge!
  • Prayer for the Earth