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Reflection from Fr Dan McCauley SMA, Dromantine Eco Spirituality Group

Fr Dan McCauley SMA, from Dromantine Retreat & Conference Centre, Newry, Co Down shared with ECI his reflection from the meeting of their Eco Spirituality Group on November 14th 2018: SILENCE These days nature is preparing to go to sleep.  For us humans to sleep soundly we need silence.  As we prepare to head into […]

Salesian Cosmology Group hosts conference on Lifestyle and Consumerism

On November 17th 2018 the Salesian Cosmology Group hosted a morning conference in Milford, Limerick.  The theme of the conference was Lifestyle and Consumerism and the presenter was Dr. Cathriona Russell TCD. Sixty-five people attended and appreciated the topic and engaged fully in the lively presentation. Participants felt that they have a long way to […]

The 4th Ballynature Day – Saturday 23 February 2019!

The 4th Ballynature Day will take place on Saturday 23 February 2019 from 11.30am to 4.30pm in Ballynure Village, near Ballyclare, Co.Antrim. Please see the flyer below for more information.  Click here to view a list of all the exhibitors who attended in 2018 and who are all coming back, along with a few others, in […]

Raising our Voices for Climate Action – Join the Laudato Sí Group at the Citizens’ Lobby on 5th December!

“In the absence of pressure from the public and from civic institutions, political authorities will always be reluctant to intervene, all the more when urgent needs must be met.” – Pope Francis, Laudato Sí The Laudato Sí Working Group will be participating in the forthcoming Citizens’ Lobby Day Climate Change on Wednesday 5th December in […]

Reflection on the Shortest Day by Fr Hugh O’Donnell

Fr Hugh O'Donnell is a poet and ministers with the Salesian community in the parish of Sean McDermott Street in Dublin. He completed the MA course in Religion and Ecology in 2004 at the Columban Ecological Centre at Dalgan. Out of that experience came his written reflection on the intimate relationship between worship and the […]

An Tairseach’s Latest News

An Tairseach is delighted to announce that they have now launched their new website!  Click here to have a browse! Information about An Tairseach's Ecology Centre and Organic Farm and Shop can be found here, as well as the facility to book online for upcoming courses and workshops. If you are at a loss to […]

Mass of Harvest Thanksgiving held in Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Lacken, Blessington, Co Wicklow

Carmel O'Neill, one of the parishioners sent ECI this report: The annual mass of Harvest Thanksgiving was held on Saturday October 27th in the Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Lacken, Blessington. This event in Lacken Church attracted a large attendance from the farming community and neighbouring parishes. The children from the local school […]

Latest New from Jubilee

Jubilee, the creation care organisation, are raising £310,000 to purchase a small farm outside Larne, Co Antrim, where they can bring ambitious plans for Jubilee Farm to fruition, with organic pigs, poultry, goats and vegetables, plus an internship programme, and even “glamping” in due course. Already, they've raised £165,000 from existing supporters to purchase the […]

ECI Climate Justice Candle visits Ards Friary, Co Donegal!

Domhnall Mac Cionnaith, Justice, Peace &  Integrity of Creation Committee, Diocese of Raphoe, Co Donegal sent ECI this report of the 'Tread Lightly on the Earth' retreat held at Ards Friay in Co Donegal: On a lovely Saturday 29 September we held the opening day of a two week programme to celebrate the Season of […]

‘Caring for the Earth, Our Common Home’ – Service in the Unitarian Church, St Stephens Green Dublin

The Unitarian Church in St. Stephens Green Dublin are working to encourage the congregation and their contacts to seriously play their part in working to secure a sustainable world for the generations that follow us. Tony Brady, a member of the congregation, will lead a service in the Unitarian Church on Sunday 9th December on […]