Big History Project

Big History Project

During the history of the Universe, more and more complex things have appeared, despite the Second Law of Thermodynamics, which seems to be telling us that the Universe should be getting less and less complex. The Big History Project is about the story of the origins of the universe, the story of our own strange […]

ERI Latin America, 2nd meeting in Cochabamba, by Rusbeld Chero

ERI Latin America, 2nd meeting in Cochabamba, by Rusbeld Chero

The 2nd meeting of Edmund Rice International Latin America took place in the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia, with representatives from works and ministries of the Christian Brothers in Argentina, Uruguay, Peru and Bolivia. From the 13th through the 17th of July the assembled group dealt with issues such as human rights, ecospirituality, Mother Earth and […]

Sr. Ilia Delio: Lex credendi, lex vivendi – A response to Laudado Si’

Sr. Ilia Delio: Lex credendi, lex vivendi – A response to Laudado Si’

In 1967 historian Lynn White, Jr., wrote a provocative essay entitled “The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis” in which he blamed Christianity for the environmental crisis. Christianity, he said, with its emphasis on human salvation and dominion over nature, “made it possible to exploit nature in a mood of indifference to the feelings of […]

Pope Francis, Announcing the Joy of the Gospel. Jorge Tavera & Francisco Tuiro

Pope Francis, Announcing the Joy of the Gospel. Jorge Tavera & Francisco Tuiro

It all started one evening in December when a religious friend commented about rumors that Pope would visit Bolivia in 2015. Eight months later that “rumor” became a reality. We Brothers went to stay in the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, together with many people from different parts of Bolivia and from Peru, […]

The Immersion Trip that Stirred Emotions Inside of Us – Aaron Mitchell, STMC

The Immersion Trip that Stirred Emotions Inside of Us – Aaron Mitchell, STMC

Having been home for a week it has given me time to reflect on our experience in Peru for the past couple of weeks. I had the opportunity to come down to Lima in 2013, so I was very excited to return. Although as adults we are “leading” and taking students on these trips, we […]

My Immersion Experience in Lima. Dominika Maludzinski, St. Thomas More, Canada

My Immersion Experience in Lima. Dominika Maludzinski, St. Thomas More, Canada

At the beginning of July 2015 I began an immersion experience in Lima, Peru. This immersion experience was not typical volunteer work. It was volunteer work that you had to dive into head first, instead of just dipping a toe. For this volunteer work we worked with the poor in Canto Grande. I don’t think […]

An impressive Time-Lapse video of our beautiful Mother Earth

An impressive Time-Lapse video of our beautiful Mother Earth

WARNING! After watching this video you might try to kiss the ground outside. Post originally published in BuzzFeed A result of over 70,000 individual high resolution photos and nearly 20,000 miles of driving, “Edge of Stability” highlights some of the most unique, awe-inspiring, and incredibly strange sights on the planet. Recorded entirely over Spring of […]

7 Lessons from Pope Francis’ trip to South America

7 Lessons from Pope Francis’ trip to South America

The millions of people who gathered to see Pope Francis in Latin America showed without a doubt that most Latinos are still Catholic. In each place he visited, the Holy Father was received with all the honors and privileges, and treated as a spiritual celebrity. Now that he is back in Rome, here seven lessons […]

The Corn Harvest: Solidarity in Action

The Corn Harvest: Solidarity in Action

The Corn Harvest: A group of students, teachers, parents and companies work together to support organizations. In 2005 a group of agricultural producers created a social and solidarity movement called “The Corn Harvest” in which they made available five acres of corn ready to be harvested. They then invited high school students, accompanied by their parents […]

Brother Patrick Nuanah attends Climate Conference

Brother Patrick Nuanah attends Climate Conference

Brother Patrick Nuanah, CFC from Ghana, West Africa has been selected as a participant in this International Conference — a very significant honor recognizing his passion for climate and environmental concerns and his ecological research into water issues in Africa and identifying him as one of the emerging leader’s network for climate change. Our Voices, […]