Alternatives to Plastic

The Saint Francis of Assisi group would like to announce the viewing of a film from the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales on Climate Change: Global Caring on Sunday, January 12th at 6pm in the Admin building. Last week, I wrote that purchasing and using plastic has numerous negative consequences, including the release ofContinue reading “Alternatives to Plastic”

Environmental Responsibility at Work

In the office where I work, we have containers for trash, recycling, and compost. One could imagine that the presence of these containers is a predictor of our success in saving the planet. However, in Laudato Si, Pope Francis advises us: “If we want to bring about deep change, we need to realize that certainContinue reading “Environmental Responsibility at Work”

How clean is your garbage can?

In Laudato Si, Pope Francis calls us to an ecological conversion and to consider our actions and their impact:  We are always capable of going out of ourselves towards the other…These attitudes also attune us to the moral imperative of assessing the impact of our every action and personal decision on the world around us.Continue reading “How clean is your garbage can?”