Montevideo, Stella Maris College – Living and working to improve our common home, the Earth

Montevideo, Stella Maris College – Living and working to improve our common home, the Earth

We are living in the Stella Maris College the Eco-Justice Week. It has its reason for being at this time because on October the 4th we celebrated at St. Francis of Assisi, patron of nature. In his eciclical of 2015 “Laudato Si’” Pope Francisc called to put all our efforts into the care of our […]

Mundo Mejor College | Adopt a tree: Education Commission in eco-efficiency; by Rusbeld Chero

Mundo Mejor College | Adopt a tree: Education Commission in eco-efficiency; by Rusbeld Chero

Caring for the environment begins when teachers inculcate the value in new generations to enjoy of a healthy environment, and this is accomplished by helping our young students to love the creation, taking care of it and helping them to understand that they are part of this gift that life has given us. “Adopt a […]

Fe y Alegría students collected more than a ton plastic bottles to be recylced; by Ariana and Estéfany | Pastoral Team

Fe y Alegría students collected more than a ton plastic bottles to be recylced; by Ariana and Estéfany | Pastoral Team

In order to collaborate with the Project ‘Buen Gusto’ (dining room of our school that provies of a daily meal to the most needed students), we organized a simple bottle recycling contest among all primary and secondary school classrooms of our school. It was a very beautiful and challenging experience to see our classmates collaborate with […]

Pastoral team of Stella Maris: Activities for Earth Day; by Sergio Boragno

Pastoral team of Stella Maris: Activities for Earth Day; by Sergio Boragno

On the occasion of celebrations for Earth’s Day, the Pastoral Department promoted various activities with the students and staff. Teachers and students of kindergarten, Primary and Secondary gathered in the main Hall. That morning all of us celebrated the day of Mother Earth. We had a brief moment of reflection and prayer. Then he proceeded […]

FEBRUARY, Care for Creation – The Pope Video – Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network

FEBRUARY, Care for Creation – The Pope Video – Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network

That we may take good care of creation–a gift freely given–cultivating and protecting it for future generations. 1. “LAUDATO SI’, mi’ Signore” – “Praise be to you, my Lord”.In the words of this beautiful canticle, Saint Francis of Assisi reminds us that our common home is like a sister with whom we share our life […]

Summer Mission in Omas 2016: 24 Missionaries, 2 CB Schools, and a Town; by Mayra Muro

Summer Mission in Omas 2016: 24 Missionaries, 2 CB Schools, and a Town; by Mayra Muro

24 missionaries from  schools  located in Peru, Mundo Mejor College and Fe y Alegria 26 College, inspired by the charism of Edmund Rice, travelled to Omas at the start of the year to have  a mission experience. This would be a third immersion experience and the final one in this area. The team of past […]

Aníbal Torres: “I Feel Committed to the Environment”, by Alberto Llanos

Aníbal Torres: “I Feel Committed to the Environment”, by Alberto Llanos

The experience of Aníbal Torres Yahuarcani – a candidate for the Christian Brothers “Supporting the project ‘Green Hill’ is more than just planting and watering, it is a contribution I can make to the Brothers’ Fe y Alegría High School, a contribution that makes me feel committed to the improvement of the environment.” These are […]

Year Of Living Sustainably: Twelve Projects That Reduced Our Ecological Footprint

Year Of Living Sustainably: Twelve Projects That Reduced Our Ecological Footprint

In 2012–13, ERI challenged the Edmund Rice Network (ERN) worldwide, to publish or begin projects that would reduce the ecological footprint of a group in their local area. Twelve people volunteered for this, and thus was launched. None of the twelve people would claim complete success, in terms of their goals, but all claim some […]

Open letter of the communities affected by mining operations, received in Rome by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

Open letter of the communities affected by mining operations, received in Rome by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

On July 17-19, 2015 the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace (PCJP), in collaboration with the Latin American network Churches and Mining, organized a meeting in Rome with representatives of communities affected by mining activities titled “In union with God, we hear a cry”. This meeting was highly anticipated by our communities, which are increasingly […]

On the economics of the end of the world as we know it

On the economics of the end of the world as we know it

In December talks in Paris involving more than 200 countries may result in a new agreement aimed at reducing carbon emissions. In the months leading up to the conference, The Economist will bepublishing guest columns by experts on the economic issues involved. Here, Christoph Rheinberger (pictured right) and Nicolas Treich (at left) of the Toulouse School of Economics […]