The Realities of Climate Change

One of the recent webinars EarthConnection hosted was entitled “The Realities of Climate Change (and how to respond to climate change deniers)”. Because this topic is so important and not everyone had the opportunity to view the webinar, I am going to use this blog to present some of the

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Earth Day Celebrates 50 Years

The publication of Silent Spring by Rachel Carson in 1962 brought into the open the true cost of the Industrial Revolution on Planet Earth. The book sold more than 500,000 copies in 24 countries and raised public awareness internationally of the interconnectedness between pollution and the health of animals, plants

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Make a Difference

The events of the past year throughout the world, floods, droughts, historically high temperatures, hurricanes and cyclones, melting glaciers and more, are increasing in frequency and intensity. They are a wake-up call from the planet which we can no longer afford to ignore. Climate change is here and now, not

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In Between Stories

The challenge for us today is to recognize, as Pope Francis tells us multiple times in Laudato Si’, that everything is connected. Nothing in the universe is extraneous, nothing is inconsequential. It is all connected in a tapestry God has created and continually creates. We are part of this new

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The New Story

The story of creation which we heard recently at the Easter Vigil has been told and retold for millennia. It has been the bedrock of our cosmology, our story of the universe that has interpreted our past and guided and inspired our shaping of the future.

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At the border

At the border... Spending time on the Texas/Mexican border working with those seeking asylum during the advent season was, perhaps, one of the best preparations for Christmas. In the eyes of the men, women and children seeking shelter I could see so clearly the face of Jesus whose parents were

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