Recommended Resources for God Calls Us All to Care for Our Common Home

Parish Resources

10 Ways Your Parish Can Make a Difference – Catholic Climate Covenant
Green Your Parish: 25 Steps Under $25 – Interfaith Power and Light
Green Your Parish: 25 Steps Over $25 – Interfaith Power and Light
California Solar Resource Guide and general information – Interfaith Power and Light
LA and Ventura County Provider for Clean, Renewable Power – Clean Power Alliance
End Plastic Pollution Resource Page – Catholic Climate Covenant 
Congregational Water Efficiency – Interfaith Power and Light
Catholic Land Trust – Saint Kateri Conservation Center
Divesting from Fossil Fuel Investments – Catholic Climate Movement
Homily Helps – Catholic Climate Covenant
Caring for God’s Creation: Resources for Liturgy, Preaching and Taking Action – USCCB
Congregational Carbon Footprint Calculator – Interfaith Power and Light
Register your Parish or School as a St Kateri Habitat – Saint Kateri Conservation Center
Solar Initiative – Catholic Energies


Parish Leaders’ Resources

10 Ways You Can Make a Difference – Catholic Climate Covenant
Start a Creation Care Team – Catholic Climate Covenant
Catholic Climate Ambassadors – can provide talks/workshops in parishes
Parish Resources for Action – Catholic Climate Movement
Reduce Your Carbon Footprint – Catholic Health Association
Carbon Footprint Calculator – Environmental Protection Agency
Become a Laudato Si Animator – Catholic Climate Movement
Climate Action Kit – Interfaith Power and Light
Tips for talking with Local Elected Officials about Switching to Cleaner Energy – Catholic Climate Movement
Tips for Sustainable Living – Living the Change
Water Security Strategy for 2030 – Catholic Relief Services
Pathways to Prosperity: Helping Farmers Succeed – Catholic Relief Services


Earth Day Resources for April 22, 2019

All Creation Gives God Praise: Protecting Biodiversity in a Time of Climate Crisis – Catholic Climate Covenant
Hope for the Amazon – Catholic Climate Movement


Formation Resources

Catholic Social Teaching 101: Care for God’s Creation (video) – Catholic Relief Services
Faith Based Study Guide on Climate Change – Catholic Rural Life
Faith Based Study Guide on Poverty and Hunger – Catholic Rural Life
High School Laudato Si Curriculum – Laudato Si for All
Adult Study Guide for Laudato Si – Laudato Si for All
Religion Has Nothing to Say About Climate Change, Right? – video for kids, Climate Science Center
Laudato Si Study Guide – Interfranciscan Commission for Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation
Health and Climate Change, annual reporting – The Lancet
Christian Teaching on Care for Creation – Green Faith
Catholic Ecology Library – Saint Kateri Conservation Center


Spiritual Resources

Novena to St Isidore, Patron of Rural People
Liturgical, Prayer and Spiritual Resources to care for God’s creation – Catholic Climate Movement
Developing an Eco Spirituality – Catholic Climate Movement
Life of Saint Kateri, Patroness of the Environment
Prayer for our Environment – Salt and Light
Prayers to Care for Creation — USCCB

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