Charity Earth Network

Sisters of Charity Federation Statement on Paris Agreement

The leaders of the Sisters of Charity Federation of North America, representing nearly 4,500 Sisters and Associates, strongly disagree with the decision of President Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement regarding climate change. This decision places our world in extreme danger and threatens the life of the planet. We

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Day 2: Hazard Yet Forward

Following the morning liturgy, Kathy Byrnes, SCNY welcomed Sisters and Federation NGO representative and liaisons from the congregations to the first full day of the Sisters of Charity Federation annual meeting. Jaime Carrera, Westchester Marriott, spoke of the corporate initiative to train staff in identifying human trafficking. Sister Kathy introduced

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Daughters of Charity Conserve Energy, Go Solar

An energy audit was conducted at the Daughters of Charity Province of St. Louise Provincial Office in St. Louis, Missouri, a 30,000 square foot building. After several meetings with consultants, engineers, and facilities personnel, it was decided that the Provincial Office would take action to move forward implementing improvements to

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Living a Laudato Si Lent: 2017 Reflections Calendar

The Office of Peace, Justice, and Ecological Integrity of the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth offers this Lenten reflection Calendar (designed to be printed on 8.5 x 14 in paper). The theme of this 2017 calendar is Living a Laudato Si Lent, reflecting on Pope Francis’s landmark encyclical letter

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Cincinnati Sisters Installing Solar Panels on Property

Committed to the care of our global home, the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati are called to sustainably protect and restore the integrity of the Earth’s ecological system. This fall the Sisters of Charity Leadership Team announced steps taken toward solar energy on the Mount St. Joseph compound. The intent

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Solar-paneled parking lot goes ‘live’ on SCL campus

The new solar-paneled, 50-space parking lot on the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth (SCLs) Mother House campus – a first in Leavenworth – officially went “live” on Friday, Nov. 11. The SCLs hosted a transfer of energy ceremony that day to flip the switch to activate the new solar power

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Sisters, Spuds & Sustainability: A New Partnership at Seton Hill

Nuns, Seton Hill volunteers plant potatoes to distribute to Westmoreland food bank BY JEFF HIMLER, Tribune-Review A handful of nuns raced against an approaching rainstorm Monday as they tucked pieces of potato into freshly tilled earth near Greensburg’s Seton Hill University campus. The women, who are members of the Sisters

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Environmental Sustainability and Women Religious

Paula Gonzalez, Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, grew up in a rural community near Albuquerque, New Mexico. Paula noted that both her parents were teachers but also raised all of their own fruits and vegetables for the family so from a very early age she took an interest in the

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World Leaders Invited to Paris Agreement Signing Ceremony

“The climate is a common good, belonging to all and meant for all. At the global level, it is a complex system linked to many of the essential conditions for human life. A very solid scientific consensus indicates that we are presently witnessing a disturbing warming of the climatic system

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Charity Earth Network

Get Involved: Charity Earth Network

Congregations in the Sisters of Charity Federation are growing in awareness, concern and action in favor of our beleaguered home planet Earth. Certainly Pope Francis’s encyclical Laudato Si has given a special impetus to learn ways of living more sustainably on Earth. We believe that our Congregations and the richness

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