Laudato Si’ Resources and Links for PARISHES and SCHOOLS

12th January 2016 - by Ellen Teague

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Laudato Si’
Resources and Links for PARISHES and SCHOOLS

 

Texts and Books

Laudato Si’ by Pope Francis
https://laudatosi.com/

On Care for Our Common Home Laudato Si’: The Encyclical of Pope Francis on the Environment with commentary by Fr Sean McDonagh
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Care-Our-Common-Home-Laudato/dp/1626981736/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1452448897&sr=8-8&keywords=sean+mcdonagh (available from April 2016)

Living Lightly on the Earth: Christian Stewardship of the Environment
by Sean McDonagh
http://www.progressio.org.uk/sites/default/files/living-lightly-on-earth.pdf

Books by Fr Sean McDonagh – particularly, To Care for the Earth and The Death of life: Extinction is Forever

The work of Fr Thomas Berry can be found on website www.thomasberry.org

The Emergent Christ – Exploring the Meaning of Catholic in an Evolutionary Universe
by IIia Delio
http://www.amazon.com/The-Emergent-Christ-Ilia-Delio/dp/1570759081

Energy, Justice and Peace; A Reflection on energy in the current context of development and environmental protection
From the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.
http://www.iustitiaetpax.va/content/giustiziaepace/en/archivio/pubblicazioni/energia–justicia-y-paz–una-reflexion-sobre-la-energia-en-el-co.html

Catholic Bishops Conference on England and Wales Website link on Environment, with a resources list and Schools section:
http://www.cbcew.org.uk/CBCEW-Home/Departments/International-Affairs/Environment/(language)/eng-GB

INITIATIVES

Livesimply parish award
http://livesimplyaward.org.uk/

Global Catholic Climate Movement (and Petition)
http://catholicclimatemovement.global/

Eco-schools – getting started
http://www.eco-schools.org.uk/AssetLibraryFiles/Getting%20Started_20.07.12_898.pdf

Eco-schools England
http://www.eco-schools.org.uk/

Eco schools Scotland
http://www.keepscotlandbeautiful.org/sustainable-development-education/eco-schools

Pax Christi Peace Gardens
http://www.keepscotlandbeautiful.org/sustainable-development-education/eco-schools

EDUCATION

Laudato Si’ CAFOD Study Guide
http://www.cafod.org.uk/Campaign/Campaign-resources

Laudato Si’ – Columban Study and Action Guide
http://www.columbans.co.uk/news/laudato-si-columban-study-and-action-guide/http://www.columbans.co.uk/news/laudato-si-columban-study-and-action-guide/

http://www.cafod.org.uk/Campaign/Campaign-resources

Resources on environmental issues and faith from Green Christian
http://www.greenchristian.org.uk/

Cafod Primary schools resources on Climate, Food, Water, Peace, Global goals and Laudato Si – Care for Our Common Home
http://www.cafod.org.uk/Education/Primary-schools

Cafod Secondary schools resources on Climate, Food, Water, Peace, Global goals and Laudato Si – Care for Our Common Home
http://www.cafod.org.uk/Education/Secondary-schools

CAFOD Climate Change animation for secondary and youth
http://www.cafod.org.uk/Education/Secondary-schools/Climate

Trocaire Education resources on Climate Change, Climate Justice
http://www.trocaire.org/getinvolved/education

Christian Aid Resources for teachers and youth leaders
http://learn.christianaid.org.uk/

SPIRITUALITY

Ecumenical Service for 1 Sept – Day of Prayer for Creation
http://www.columbans.co.uk/news/world-day-of-prayer-for-creation-an-ecumenical-service/

Liturgy resources from the European Christian Ecology Network
www.ecen.org

Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI)
Creation Time (1Sept – 4 Oct) resources at: https://ctbi.org.uk/?s=creation+time

Eco-congregation Scotland – Creation Time resources
http://www.ecocongregationscotland.org/materials/creation-time/

A Heart for Creation – Worship Resources and Reflections on the Environment by Chris Polhill
(Wild Goose publications of the Iona Community) .
http://www.ionabooks.com/a-heart-for-creation.html

Our Earth, Our Home – Green Assemblies for Key Stage 1-2 by Ellen Teague
http://www.kevinmayhew.com/info/contributors/ellen-teague/our-earth-our-home.html#.VpN4LMvnmM8

Operation Noah resources for children and young people
http://operationnoah.org/category/resources/children-and-young-people/

Be Revolutionary: A CAFOD Confirmation resource
http://www.cafod.org.uk/Education/Youth-Leaders/Confirmation2

Web / AVs

Video – 10 Things to know about Laudato Si’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUs4NHoabvk

Video – Quotes from Laudato Si’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=573zjyyCbQM

Video – Vatican video introducing Laudato Si’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tYdOIqvpqg

Laudato Si’ and Climate video resources from Trocaire
http://www.trocaire.org/resources/parishes/climate-resources

A Secondary School ‘Stations’ on Laudato Si
http://www.sciafyouth.org.uk/index.php/teachers-zone/laudatosi/

Conflict and Climate Change
http://www.columbans.co.uk/resources/dvd-video/conflict-and-climate-change/

Stations of the Rainforests
Columban missionaries
http://www.columbans.co.uk/resources/dvd-video/stations-of-the-rainforests/

RESOURCE PEOPLE

National Justice and Peace Network – Diocesan contacts:
http://justice-and-peace.org.uk/njpn-contacts/and resources at:
http://justice-and-peace.org.uk/resources/njpn-environment-working-party-useful-resource-suggestions/

CAFOD Schools Team
education@cafod.org.uk or @CAFOD Schools

James Trewby, Columban JPIC
education@columbans.co.uk

education@cafod.org.uk

YOUNG PEOPLE’S AWARDS

Million Minutes
www.millionminutes.org
Nominations are now invited for the 2016 Barbara Ward Award – Caring for the environment
(Award ceremony on 19 July 2016 in London.)