Playing your part in protecting our planet; Bishop Brendan chats to Jane Mellett (Laudato Si officer with Trócaire) about Earth Day on Wednesday 22nd April and Pope Francis’s encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si.Read more
Earth Day 2020
"What kind of world do we want to leave to those who come after us, to children who are now growing up? This question not only concerns the environment in isolation; the issue cannot be approached piecemeal."
(Pope Francis, Laudato Si, paragraph 160)
The theme for Earth Day 2020 is climate action. The enormous challenge - but also the vast opportunities - of action on climate change have distinguished the issue as the most pressing topic for the 50th anniversary.
Climate change represents the biggest challenge to the future of humanity and the life-support systems that make our world habitable.
Read this thought provoking reflection written by Sr Nellie McLaughlin for Earth Day 2020Read more