You may not think you’re a poet. You may think your prayers brief or stilted. Nevertheless, if you’re reading this, your heart beats in tune with the rhythms of the Earth. You feel her struggle and her strength. You love her. Continue reading for more information about “Poems and Prayers for the Earth,” plus a new poem by Rev. Tom Carr.
We are now accepting submissions for our literary project, Poems & Prayers for the Planet. Please read here for more information.
“Hope is the name of such a place. Here, hope is a lived experience emerging from a process…hope is born from within our inmost life.” IREJN Board member Father Sam Fuller published a wonderful article, “For the Beauty of the Earth” in the Franciscan Connection earlier this year. Read the full article here.
Father Sam Fuller, IREJN Board member, calls for the city of Concord and its residents to show some “Yankee ingenuity” to create clean, renewable energy for the city.
On June 30, over 600 people gathered at the United Nations to hear Cardinal Turkson, the President of the Ponifical Academy of Peace and Justice, present the Pope’s encyclical on the moral call to care for the planet. Read on to hear Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim’s report on the fascinating and inspiring evening in New York City.
Yale University will host a panel discussion on the Pope’s much anticipated encyclical on April 8 at 5:30pm. Moderated by John Grim, the panel will include six experts from six different disciplines who will discuss the impact the encyclical will have from a variety of perspectives.
How does our relationship with food teach us about the connection between our bodily health and our spiritual health? The holiday season is the perfect time to explore how we receive spiritual nourishment through eating, so please read this insightful article by Rich Walser!