Our motto is: 'We stand on holy ground'
Because we what to be stewards of our common home the earth we have come up with the following responsibilities:
Enhancing our environment at school to make it more eco-friendly.
Getting the message out to all school stakeholders.
Getting involved in eco-projects in the wider community.
Organising charity or awareness events with an eco-theme.
Monitoring the curriculum, checking we are teaching eco-friendly things!
Eco Group Catholic Social Teaching
What is Laudato Si' and what does it say?
Laudato Si’ is an encyclical written by Pope Francis, it was published on the 18 June 2015. Encyclicals are open letters written by the pope. Laudato Si’ discusses the damage being inflicted on the Earth by humans and calls on ‘every person living on this planet’ to make urgent changes to our lifestyles and how we consume energy in order to protect the planet.
It deals with many environmental issues including:
loss of biodiversity
decline in the quality of human life.
In his letter Pope Francis implores us to work together to create a better world for future generations and asks us to make the necessary changes in our lives in order to take care of, respect and value our ‘common home’.
Find out what Pope Francis' new apostolic exhortation is all about.