Gardiner Street ‘Eco’ Parish

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” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]On Sunday 23rd April we had a cleanup in the parish. With 10 volunteers armed with litter pickers, 15 bags of rubbish were collected in just over an hour. At our Gospel Choir Mass we had two speakers Sr Catherine who spoke about the work of Eco-Congregation and Orla Davin Carroll […]

Sunflowers on “Gardener” Street – Mary Murphy

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At St Francis Xavier’s we want to take seriously Pope Francis’s appeal to “care for our common home” so an EcoRep has joined the Parish Council.  Mary Murphy has been a tireless re-cycler at tea after the Sunday night Gospel Mass (known even to take stuff that might otherwise be binned home for re-cycling!).  She […]

Eco Congregation

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At Gardiner Street parish a working group has begun to look at at ways the Parish can develop an eco approach. We are modelling our work on the vision of Eco-Congregation Ireland. Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’ – On Care for Our Common Home invites to value the gifts of the earth for the good […]

Care of Our Common Home

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Caring for Our Common Home Caring for Our Common Home An evening to recall Pope Francis’s call to an ecological conversion. 7.30pm Thursday 12th May at St Francis Xavier’s Church, Gardiner Street On the anniversary of Pope Francis’s Encyclical Letter Laudato Si this was an opportunity to reflect quietly on our interaction with the environment. […]