We received the following information from the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM).
It may be of interest to you.
Catholics on 6 continents are taking action for the earth.
Momentum is growing with Catholics around the globe registering their acts of mercy for #Mercy2Earth weekend (April 22-23). Here are just a few:
Stephanie in Vermont, United States will be inviting people to join the People’s Climate March at her Mercy for our Common Home event.
Kristiana in Indonesia plans to take steps to help her community become more energy efficient and transition to clean energy.
Jean-Paul in Mauritius has organized a talk on Laudato Si in his parish.
Josefina in Colombia will be hosting a day of prayer and training for 300 women on fertilizing land made arid by the cultivation of coca.
Federica in Italy will be incorporating #Mercy2Earth into the Sunday liturgy of her parish.
What are you planning to do?
Whether you can commit to eating less meat or mobilizing your community for a local climate march, join our family of Catholics who are following Pope Francis’ lead by showcasing this 8th Act of Mercy, caring for our common home.
The #Mercy2Earth website has several resources such as a step-by-step guide, outreach materials, and liturgical resources to assist you in participating in the initiative.
See more at http://www.mercy2earth.org
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