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Dr Lorna Gold launches her new book!

Dr Lorna Gold of Trócaire launched her now book 'Climate Generation: Awakening to Our Children’s Future' on Thursday 13 September 2018 in Hodges Figgis.  This is what the Veritas website says about her new publication: 'Climate change is the greatest challenge of our generation - we hear it all the time. It has almost become […]

Update from Tuam Parish

Anne Quinn from Tuam Parish sent ECI this update: Tuam Parish came in numbers to celebrate National Holy Wells day at Abbey Trinity on Saturday evening and were more than rewarded as Dr. Tony Claffey gave a riveting account of the history of the ‘Well’ and it's origins. He informed the gathering that if they […]

New Autumn 2018 Talks Programme at An Tairseach!

An Tairseach's Autumn Talks Programme is well underway with some new and exciting speakers this year! All welcome! To book contact them at or call 0404 61833.  More information on the image below.

ECI Climate Justice Candle at the World Meeting of Families!

A report from Jane Mellett, 'Our Common Home' Project Co-Ordinator: The World Meeting of Families event in Dublin in August 2018 had Caring for Our Common Home as a core theme running throughout the festival. An enthusiastic team of 40 eco-volunteers helped to bring the message of Laudato Si to pilgrims during the RDS Pastoral […]

Laudato Sí National Reflection Day Invitation – 29 September 2018

Lorna Gold, Chair of the Laudato Sí Working Group invites you to the 1st National Reflection Day on Laudato Sí to be held in St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth on 29th September 2018. It should be a wonderful day of celebration and learning about all the great things happening around the country to bring Laudato Sí […]

Resources available from Eco-Congregation Ireland for Creation Time 2018

Eco-Congregation Ireland has prepared some resources for use in worship in the Irish churches during Creation Time 2018.  ECI is offering these suggestions but churches and faith communities are free to produce their own or adapt these to suit their tradition or context. Eco-Congregation Scotland has also published material for use by congregations during Creation […]

Update from Future We Need Group

The Future We Need Group is a group of religious from different congregations who meet regularly around issues pertaining to sustainable living and the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s). Currently the group is establishing some creative input for the Season of Creation beginning September 1st – October 4th. At a meeting on July […]

Westport Eco-Congregation pays tribute to the late Fr Patrick Burke

Westport Eco-Congregation wishes to honour, remember and pay tribute to the late Fr Patrick Burke, member of their committee. On Monday 26th June 2018, the news of his sudden death struck them all, the loss of one of their flock. Fr Patrick Burke (38) had been a curate in Westport for two years. He was […]

Suaimhneas – A Place of Peace

Suaimhneas is situated in Cappakeel, Emo, Co. Laois and is a non-residential centre, offering opportunities to explore Life’s Journey, in the context of New Cosmology, Ecology and the Universe Story. The centre is run by Sr Mai Finlay and Sr Ann Lynch, both of whom are members of the Sisters of Charity of Jesus and […]

ECI Climate Justice Candle @ World Meeting of Families 2018

The Eco-Congregation Ireland Climate Justice Candle will be present at the World Meeting of Families in the Prayer Marque for the duration of the pastoral congress in the RDS from Wednesday 22nd - Friday 24th August 2018. At 6.00pm on Friday 24th August the Candle will leave the final RDS liturgy and pilgrims hope to […]