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Monday, 18 April 2016 22:55

Prayer resources for Earth Day

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helpinghands150On Earth Day 2016, the landmark Paris Agreement is scheduled to be signed by the United States, China, and some 120 other countries. This signing satisfies a key requirement for the entry into force of the historic draft climate protection treaty adopted by consensus of the 195 nations present at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris.

The Presentation Sisters offer this prayer resource prepared by Presentation Sister Elena Hoye, Networker at the UN, "Standing with Pope Francis: Caring for Our Common Home" and invite us to unite in prayer on 22 April.

Download "Caring for Our Common Home" from the Presentation Sisters in Australia.

Watch "A Reflection on Earth Day (2016)" on YouTube to enrich your prayer and reflection session. It includes captivating imagery of nature with timely quotes of Pope Francis.