5, Sep

Sources of Prayer and Reflection for our Environmnet

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The Season of Creation is a time for Christians to focus on God as creator and offers us an opportunity to reflect on our relationship with creation. The Season of Creation runs from 1 September to 4 October and its official web site has a rich store of liturgical and theological resources to help you to celebrate the season. Recently added to the site also is a Remembering Country liturgy.  Find out more at: http://www.seasonofcreation.com/


Let All Creation Praise is an American site which promotes the Season of Creation.  It also has many liturgical and theological resources.  Find out more at: http://www.letallcreationpraise.org/



Fr Denis Edwards, prominent Australian ecological theologian, will present a professional development day titled Jesus and the Universe Story on Friday 13 September, 8.30 AM – 2.30 PM, at the EREA Office, Nudgee College, Kate Street, Indooroopilly.  This is an excellent opportunity to gain a greater understanding of how ecological theology has developed within the Christian tradition.  Cost is $110 waged, $80 unwaged.  Bookings are essential by Friday 30 August.  Please contact Br Jim Darcy to enquire or to book at bjdarcy@edmundrice.org


Ride to Worhsip : The Australian Religious Response to Climate Change is encouraging individuals and faith communities to get involved in Ride to Worship Week 2013. Walk or ride a bike or use another form of environmentally-friendly transport to go to church on a day in October.  To find out more information, go to: http://www.arrcc.org.au/walk-ride-to-worship/


I Am Real: WWF has launched the I Am Real Campaign which offers you an opportunity to let the candidates in your electorate know that you do not want the importance of action on climate change to disappear into the background during this election.  To find out more, go to:  http://www.iamreal.com.au/

 

Taken from Earth Matters Environmental e-Bulletin of the Catholic Justice & Peace Commission of Brisbane, 27-August-2013

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