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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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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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The Stand Against Climate Change

The Stand Against Climate Change

The road to Paris has been a long one, faced with global and local difficulties. The 2015 Paris Climate Change Conference, also known as COP21, aims to create a universal and applicable legal and non-legal instrument with the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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UN Adopts Sustainable Development Goals

World leaders at the United Nations officially adopted the 17 sustainable development goals at their September 25 meeting, which will seek to address climate change, education, hunger, gender inequality and poverty on a global level. The goals in the document, Transforming our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, can

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