Laudato Si

Paul Martin SJ
Join us at the Lauriston Jesuit Centre this September as we 'Journey Towards Caring for Our Common Home' with a series of talks exploring Pope Francis' document Laudato Si in light of the forthcoming Amazon Synod.Speaker: Paul Martin SJ, Former Regional Superior for the Jesuits in GuyanaEntry by donation
Dr Carmody Gray
Join us at the Lauriston Jesuit Centre this September as we 'Journey Towards Caring for Our Common Home' with a series of talks exploring Pope Francis' document Laudato Si in light of the forthcoming Amazon Synod.Speaker: Dr Carmody Gray, Assistant Professor of Catholic Theology - Durham UniversityEntry by donation
Julia MacDonald
Join us at the Lauriston Jesuit Centre this September as we 'Journey Towards Caring for Our Common Home' with a series of talks exploring Pope Francis' document Laudato Si in light of the forthcoming Amazon Synod.Speaker: Julia McDonald, St Bede's Pastoral CentreEntry by donation
Denzil Fernandes front left with group from Symposium
Eddy Bermingham SJ discovers how principles of Laudato Si are being implemented by Jesuit Social Centres around the world, through a chance encounter in Brussels.     You never quite know who you will meet when you stay at the Jesuit Community of St Benedict in Brussels. As the name of the patron saint of the house suggests, this is a community of Jesuits each of whom works with some aspect of “Europe”, from the President of the Jesuit Conference of European Provincials...
Welcome – this retreat offers a chance to reflect prayerfully on our relationship to the Risen Lord as we encounter Christ in ourselves, in other people and in the whole of creation.In this retreat we will ponder how the Risen Lord is present to us.   What it means for the Spirit of God to dwell within us in our everyday lives.  The retreat will give us an opportunity to consider how Christ comes to us anew each day just as he came to his disciples on the road to Emmaus, or...
windfarm
The Jesuits in Britain will be “going green” on April 1st 2018.Nineteen out of the twenty-two Catholic dioceses in England and Wales have got together and formed Interdiocesan Fuel Management LTD (IFM) a not-for-profit company, in which they have taken shares.The Jesuits in Britain, along with other Catholic organisations, have come to an agreement that all  their energy use should come from renewable sources. From April 1st 2018, a number of Jesuit properties will have one-hundred percent...
Connecting Ecologies Group
Calling for a concerted effort occurs regularly in simple situations like competing in a tug-of-war contest or moving a piano. Recently, at Campion Hall the exhortation was issued on a much larger, literally cosmic, scale in the interdisciplinary Symposium devoted to the topic of ‘Connecting Ecologies’.The Symposium was held from 6-9 December 2017 and involved some forty scholars and experts from several countries who devoted their widespread learning and varied experience to seeking a shared...
Henry Longbottom SJ (centre front row) with co-workers
Between 6 to 17 November, over 30 Jesuits and co-workers belonging to the Ecojesuit network participated in events during the UN COP23 climate change conference held in the German city of Bonn. Among them were two members of the Jesuit European Social Centre team, Peter Rožič SJ and Henry Longbottom SJ, pictured front row, third from right. COP23 – What happened on the international stageConference of Parties (“COP”) summits take place annually.  This year, nearly 200...
Fr Henri de Laulanié SJ worked as a missionary in Madagascar for over thirty years and soon realised how important rice was and how people’s lives were linked to the success or the failure of the rice harvest. Now, twelve years after his death, the system he pioneered is critical to anti-hunger strategies in various parts of the world.Nepal and Indonesia have announced success in pilot projects of growing rice, using a system called SRI (System of Rice Intensification) which was developed by a...
Campion Hall has announced that it will host 'Connecting Ecologies' in early December. Inspired by the vision of Pope Francis’ recent encyclical Laudato si, it will be different to the usual academic conference. Fr. James Hanvey SJ, Master of Campion Hall describes it as, “a series of events that bring together specialists from different academic and professional backgrounds. The aim is to stimulate dialogue and reflection about an integrated response to environmental change.” The idea was...

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