Tag: Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation

SÚMATE contest: forming an awareness of the care and commitment to our home

SÚMATE contest: forming an awareness of the care and commitment to our home

While on lockdown, I recently learned about an area of international collaboration that has me fascinated. I’m referring to mangrove conservation and restoration efforts. Of course, first, I learned about mangroves. I never cease to marvel at how rich they are for our planet. Among other benefits, they protect coastlines from extreme weather events, support local communities, are home to many species, and have an impressive ability to sequester carbon dioxide. I invite you to do some research on the subject because there is much to learn, and there are ways we can support these efforts.

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International Day of Nonviolence

International Day of Nonviolence

The International Day of Nonviolence is celebrated each year on October 2, the birth date of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of nonviolence. According to the United Nations General Assembly, in 2007 this commemoration was established to “ensure a culture of peace, tolerance, understanding and nonviolence.”

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World Day for the Poor

World Day for the Poor

On November 15, Pope Francis invites the entire Church to celebrate the Fourth World Day of Prayer for, of, and with the Poor. For this reason, we want to create a sacred space to pray, from the heart, for and with the most vulnerable people. We want to unite ourselves with God so that Spirit may flood our bodies, minds, and spirits, and give us the strength and discernment to do our part in building the reign of God. May we help create a world of mutual relationships as sisters and brothers.

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