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By David O'Brien, excerpt cross-posted from NCRonline by Herbert McCabe: “If you don’t love, you’re dead. And if you do, they’ll kill you.” So, love is the big idea here, and Jesus’ loving gifts of death and resurrection only make sense because of that first, hard to...

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The encyclical on ecology from Pope Francis is the culmination of years of thought and action by previous Popes and the Catholic church at large. It is a wake-up call for Catholics around the world to help protect our planet and those people most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

Praying with the Adorers #CovenantWithTheFuture

From Pennsylvania Interfaith Power & Light We pray for the earth as our sisters, the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, go to court to protect it. We pray in the words of St. Hildegard who reminds us: The earth is at the same time mother, she is mother of all that is...

Our kairos moment, the opportune time

Excerpt from Sunday reading reflections, 21 January 2018, by Sr. Mary McGlone,  See"Our Moment, Our Hands" in NCR for the full reflection. Jesus began his preaching after John the Baptist's arrest. Although it was obviously a time of danger, he interpreted it, as what...

“What are you looking for?”

By Mary McGlone, reflection on Sunday readings "What are you looking for?" That is the question today's liturgy puts before us. It is a question addressed to us, but also one we address to God. It is the question of vocation. Put another way, it asks, "What do you and...

Connecting hunger to climate

By Frances Moore Lappe, Farming for a Small Planet, author of Diet for a Small Planet.  She received the alternate Nobel prize and says she is committed to working the rest of her career on democracy as a core underlying factor in our decision making, how we function,...

Ecology at the Heart of Faith

Some Laudato Si' discussion groups are now going on to discuss this book.  If you have comments, thoughts or news about your group action or discussion, let us know! Ecology at the Heart of Faith: The change of heart that leads to a new way of living on earth Author:...

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