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Care of Creation
We, the Congregation of St. Joseph, promise
to recognize the reality that Earth is dying,
to claim our oneness with Earth and to take
steps now to strengthen, heal and renew the
face of Earth.
with Sisters and Associates in planning strategies and programs that
will educate and inspire
community members and the larger community to make choices for a
healthy, sustainable future. If you are interested in conservation,
eco-spirituality, healthy living, eco-friendly economics and/or
eco-justice, please join like-minded people in our congregation
as we promote and protect Earth.
|The Congregation of St. Joseph is
deeply committed |
to preserving and achieving unity with Earth. We are
called to love and care for the “dear neighbor,” both person
Steps we have taken at one or all of our founding communities include:
Recycling and using recycled products.
Exploring earth-friendly renewable forms of energy,
such as solar and wind power.
Conserving energy and water.
Replacing gasoline-powered cars with
those fueled by natural gas, or by
Reducing the use of disposable products.
Using cloth napkins and energy-saving light bulbs.
Buying fair trade goods and other
Designing grounds to be user-friendly and
Educating staff, residents and guests about
Creating wildscape areas and nature
trails into our properties.
Eliminating bottled water from our centers.
Working with certified, environmentally friendly
printers who use soy-based inks and recycled and
Ensuring that all construction projects
on our properties are eco-friendly.
Working with other community organizations to
promote environmental awareness.
Speaking out to our media and petitioning elected
government officials to protect Earth from climate change.
For more information, contact Sister
Mary Ellen Gondeck, CSJ, at firstname.lastname@example.org
.We recognize that we share a common vision with many others who seek to make choices for a healthy, sustainable future. Here are a few of the many resources you may find valuable:
Do you have a question or need more information?
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