Green Team E-News 8.18.23

Planting trees is an outdoor activity that gives the parish family the fun of working together, and the joy of making the world just a little better than we found it. It’s one small thing we can do to fight back against the climate change that is making the world uninhabitable. Pope Francis challenges us [...]

By |August 18th, 2023|Green Team, News|Comments Off on Green Team E-News 8.18.23

Season of Creation – Green Team Prayer

PRAY 2022 Season of Creation Prayer Creator of All, From your communion of love your Word went forth to create a symphony of life that sings your praise. By your Holy Wisdom you made the Earth to bring forth a diversity of creatures who praise you in their being. Day after day they pour forth [...]

By |September 9th, 2022|Green Team|Comments Off on Season of Creation – Green Team Prayer

THE SEASON OF CREATION: September 1- October 4

The Season of Creation is an annual ecumenical time during which we are called by Pope Francis to pray for ecological conversion and act for our common home in multiple ways. This year the theme for the Season is “Listen to Creation”. The symbol for the season is the burning bush. Pope Francis issued his [...]

By |August 15th, 2022|Green Team|Comments Off on THE SEASON OF CREATION: September 1- October 4

What has SSPP done to shrink its carbon footprint?

SSPP – Sustainability Efforts 1) LED Lighting   An ongoing objective of the Parish Facilities Team is to equip the SSPP campus with LED lighting. LED bulbs are presently installed in the following places: Church Hallway sconces, side entrance track lighting, lighting on pillars illuminating side and main altars, vestibule chandelier. Parish Office area    Second [...]

You know your shoe size, right? What about your carbon foot print?

The carbon footprint is the amount of carbon dioxide and other carbon compounds that are emitted due to the consumption of fossil fuel by a particular person, group, industry, etc. You can calculate your carbon footprint at this website. There are many other calculators available on Google. Once you have the calculation, you can [...]

Green Team 6.18.21

This month we would like to encourage you to learn about the upcoming United Nations Conferences which will take place this October and November. Please follow this link to add your name to a petition addressing world leaders and encouraging them to make commitments to reduce global warming and fund opportunities for poor countries to [...]

Green Team 3.19.21

The Global Catholic Climate Movement offers a training course to provide a familiarity with the Laudato Si' document, and to help interested people to learn how they can actively work toward achieving a commitment to caring for God's creation. It is now time to register for the next Laudato Si'  Animators Workshop. Registration goes until [...]

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