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Fran Brady, ECI Quaker Representative Gives Culture Night Talk!

Fran Brady who is the Quaker representative on the Eco-Congregation Ireland committee, gave a talk to visitors to Eustace Street Quaker Meeting House, Temple Bar, Dublin on Culture Night.  She spoke about the work and vision of EcoQuakers. Below is the text of her talk. Eco-Quakers Ireland originated in 2008 when a concern was brought […]

Church of the Three Patrons, Rathgar celebrates Season of Creation with the ECI Climate Justice Candle!

Eda Sagarra one of the members of the Ladauto Si Parish Group at Church of the Three Patrons, Rathgar provided ECI with the following report: The congregation of the Church of the Three Patrons Rathgar was privileged to host the ECI Climate Justice Candle on 22nd September and we held a double celebration during the […]

ECI Climate Justice Candle visits Carrigaline Union of Parishes!

Rev Elaine Murray, Rector of Carrigaline Union of Parishes, Co Cork provided ECI with this very creative way of using the Eco-Congregation Ireland Climate Justice Candle.  Elaine used the candle as the focal point of their Harvest Service, she brought it to their Clergy Conference and finally she used it at Douglas Library where Elaine […]

An Tairseach Dominican Farm and Ecology Centre, Wicklow receives ECI Award!

Sr. Marian O’Sullivan OP provided Eco-Congregation Ireland with this report.  Photo by Michael Kelly of the Wicklow Times > On Saturday, 23 September, An Tairseach was honoured by a visit from Sr Catherine Brennan, who presented us with a gold award on behalf of Eco-Congregation Ireland. The award ceremony was held in the context of […]

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 info@ecocongregationireland.com.  Don't forget if you hold an […]

Update on Global Webinar held by Trócaire and the Global Catholic Climate Movement

The next global ecumenical fossil fuel divestment announcement will take place on the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, 4th October. In preparation for this, Trócaire, together with the Global Catholic Climate Movement, held a global webinar on the topic of ‘prophetic voices for climate justice’. The webinar was addressed by Professor Luigino Bruni, a […]

Nun’s Cross Church, Killiskey Parish September Celebration of God’s Creation!

Nun's Cross Church, Church of Ireland Killiskey Parish celebrated God's creation this September by holding a festival of flowers, an animal blessing service and Select Vestry member, Anne Newton, supplied Eco Tips for their September monthly announcements sheet. Their festival formed part of the celebrations for their bi-centenary and was held on 1st to 3rd […]

Salesian Cosmology Team host a day in Limerick on The New Cosmology: Birthing a New Theology with Diarmuid O’Murchu

The Salesian Cosmology Team hosted a day in MI College Limerick - The New Cosmology: Birthing a New Theology with Diarmuid O’Murchu MSC as presenter. The team were delighted to report a large attendance and striking energy around all the topics touched on by Diarmuid.  He put tremendous energy into the entire day and the […]

Eco-Congregation Ireland gets a mention in Irish Times!

Thinking Anew September 9, 2017 by Gordon Linney Read this article online here. Few of us would object to being described as consumers but former Anglican Bishop of Liverpool, James Jones, maintains that if we realised what it really says about us we might have second thoughts. “To consume is to eat, to devour, to […]

Harvest Thanksgiving and Sharing Celebration in Ballineaspaig Parish, Cork

Report from the Faith in Action Group, Ballineaspaig Parish, Cork: What a wonderful summer we have had, especially in the Cork area, with warmth, enough rain, great growth, beautiful colour - and now a bountiful harvest: golden grainfields, and an abundance of garden fruits and vegetables, as well as blackberries, sloes, hips and haws, crab […]