Being Faithful Stewards of God's Creation
As people of Faith, we understand that "the earth is the Lord's and all it holds....We believe our response to global climate change should be a sign of our respect for God's creation. (Global Climate Change: A Plea for Dialogue, Prudence and the Common Good, US Catholic Bishops, 2001)
What can you do?
Recycle - bottles, cans, glass jars, paper products, etc.
Compost yard debris such as leaves, lawn clippings and turn them into brown gold.
- Conserve water whenever possible.
- Plan to make a single trip to run errands instead of multiple trips
- Car pool when feasible
- Be mindful of those who live without adequate nourishment - regulary donate food items and offer support to local food shelfs located in your parish, school or community
-Join your neighbors for Green Up Day - first Saturday in May!