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The Scourge of Plastics – A Day Event at the Columban Ecological Institute, Dalgan

This event is taking place at the Columban Ecological Institute, St Columban’s, Dalgan on Saturday 1st December 2018 from 9.30am – 3.30pm. Programme as follows: 9.00 am - 9.30am          Registration 9.30 am - 10.30am       "Linking Land and Sea - our plastics filled oceans " - Dr Paul Connolly, Marine Institute 10.30 […]

Parish of The Three Patrons, Rathgar receive an ECI Endeavour Certificate!

Barbara Fleming and Miriam Mooney from the Parish of The Three Patrons, Rathgar sent ECI the following report: The Laudato Si group in the parish of The Three Patrons, Rathgar received an Endeavour Certificate from Eco-Congregation Ireland in recognition of their on-going commitment to the care of "our common home". It was presented at all […]

Update from Northern Ireland Creation Care Network

Darren Houston, a member of the NI Creation Care Network provided ECI with the notes below of the meeting held on Saturday 20 October 2018 in Ballynure Presbyterian Church, Ballynure, Co Antrim. Attendees: Bertie Stirling, Darren Houston, Stephen Acheson, Tom McCosh, Elizabeth McCosh, Frances Francey, Michael Francey, Freddie Stirling, Ken Orr, Joe Furpy, Anne Ford, […]

European Christian Environmental Network 12th Assembly in Katowice October 2018

The 12th Assembly of the European Christian Environmental Network met from 6-10 October 2018 under the heading ‘On the way to economic and ecological justice’ in Katowice in Poland, hosting 85 participants from 22 countries of Europe and overseas. Discussions of the Assembly were guided by the biblical words of the prophet Jeremiah 29:11 “I […]

Laudato Sí Working Group News – Buen Camino! From WMOF2018 to COP24 – Jane Mellett’s Journey on the Climate Pilgrimage

Follow Jane Mellett's journey on The Climate Pilgrimage from October 2018 - December 2018, journeying from The Vatican in Rome to Krakow for COP24 (the UN Climate Summit).  See www.climatepilgrimage.com for more details. You can follow Jane's Climate Pilgrimage blog here. Read her latest news below. The World Meeting of Families event in Dublin in […]

ECI Climate Justice Candle visits Tuam Parish

The Eco-Congregation Ireland Climate Justice Candle visited Tuam Parish as part of their Creation Time events.  It provided the focus of a beautiful Children's mass on Saturday evening, the parents and organisers of which, do a great job all year. Fr. Pat Farragher’s homily on Care for Creation was inspirational as were those he did […]

Update from Cabra West Parish

Sr Philomena from the Church of the Most Precious Blood, Cabra West Parish sent ECI this report. The photo to the right shows the parish display inside the Church during Creation Time 2018 – the display is added to during the month >> During the year we continue to be conscious of God’s creation and […]

New Caring for Creation Video from the Church of Ireland

There are many ways in which we can care for the environment which God has given us. The Rev Andrew Orr, Chair of Eco-Congregation Ireland, and Lydia Monds, from the Bishops’ Appeal for World Aid and Development, share how the Church of Ireland’s Environmental Charter can help us to think globally and act locally in […]

The Church of Ireland’s Church & Society Commission to hold Climate Change & Environment Seminar in Belfast

Are you interested in how your parish can help the environment? The Church of Ireland’s Church and Society Commission is holding a climate change and environment seminar on Wednesday, 14th November 2018, at Church of Ireland House, Donegall Street, Belfast.  The event will start at 10am and conclude with a light lunch at 1pm. Speakers: […]

September/October 2018 edition of the Eco-Congregation Ireland newsletter available!

Welcome to the September/October 2018 edition of the Eco-Congregation Ireland newsletter! Read the newsletter in full here Thank you to everyone who contributed items for this edition! 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 […]