Ecology and Sustainability Resources


AJCU Ecology Educators


Pope Francis' Encyclical: Laudato Si' May 24

The Vatican announced a Special Laudato Si’ Anniversary Year (May 24th, 2020 – May  24th, 2021) with the hope that the year and the ensuing decade will “be a time of grace, a true Kairos experience and ‘Jubilee’ time for the Earth, and for humanity, and for all God’s creatures."


Online Highlights of Laudato Si'

Multifaith Perspectives

Foundational Documents on Ecology and Mission

Higher Education

Catholic Identity

Jesuit Catholic Identity

Ignatian Spirituality

Other Sustainability Documents

 


Quote Archive


Prayer Index

The title of Pope Francis' Encyclical Laudato Si' is based on St. Francis of Assisi's prayer Canticle of the Creatures


Videos


Online Seminars

  •  Sustainability and the Mission
    The Center for Mission and Identity and the Office of Sustainability hosted a 3-part program on sustainability (food, consumption, energy) in January 2013 facilitated by XU Sustainability Coordinator - Ann Dougherty P.E.

Teaching to the Mission


Sustainability at Xavier University


St. Francis Pledge - The Catholic Climate Covenant

The St. Francis Pledge is a promise and a commitment by Catholic individuals, families, parishes, organizations and institutions to live our faith by protecting God's Creation and advocating on behalf of people in poverty who face the harshest impacts of global climate change.

Click here to take the pledge.


Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges


Featured Resources

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Teaching to the Mission

In this updated pedagogical resource, faculty describe how they incorporate the Jesuit mission and identity into their specific courses, from chemistry to marketing to theology.

Click here to order Teaching to the Mission


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The Examen for Diversity

This adaptation of the Daily Examen helps one reflect on their experience with diversity with five points for spiritual thanksgiving, grace, and introspection.

Click here to order The Examen for Diversity


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Ignatian Journal

This handsome, spiral-bound "undated" planner is perfect for faculty, staff, and students alike. Its pages include quotes, illustrations, and reflections. Use it for your daily schedule or journaling.

Click here to order Ignatian Journal




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