A bolder embrace of Laudato Si' in the U.S. requires rejecting individualism, indifference and the "false idol of economic growth" that permits reckless exploitation of the environment.
Goal #1: Response to the Cry of the Earth - Greater use of clean renewable energy and reducing fossil fuels in order to achieve carbon neutrality, efforts to protect and promote biodiversity, guaranteeing access to clean water for all, etc.
Today, July 22, is the Feast Day of Mother Caroline Friess. This archival piece looks at the many travel difficulties she encountered as she led the expansion of the School Sisters of Notre Dame across North America.
Sister Doreen was an Artist and taught at many schools in Ontario and Saskatchewan, she wrote: “Since we do not know the length of time we have to live on earth, we accept each day as it is given and allow it to be consecrated by the Lord living within us. Daily, He is our strength and guide as we strive for a deeper faith in His presence.” May Sister Doreen now experience the fullness of God’s presence.