By David Gordon, Associate Editor Transforming human spirituality to focus on becoming “more friendly to the earth” was a key theme during a 90-minute forum Monday evening at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Eau Claire. Among the 15 people in the room, there was unanimous agreement on the need for that transformation […]
HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals each recently received the Partner for Change Award in recognition of programs aimed at reducing their impact on the environment. The awards came from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care. The hospitals each received this award on Thursday at the final event of Practice Greenhealth’s CleanMed […]
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Chippewa Valley residents will have an opportunity on Saturday – Earth Day – to show their support for science and for action to slow down climate change. March for Science and Climate-Eau Claire will sponsor a march starting at 10 a.m. on the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire campus. It has been planned to show solidarity […]
By David Gordon, associate editor Some 20 people from widely varying religious backgrounds came together Saturday to discuss Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical on spirituality, climate change and environmental degradation, “Laudato Si,” The workshop at the Ecumenical Religious Center on the UW-Eau Claire campus drew participants from Chippewa Valley Catholic, Lutheran, Jewish and Quaker congregations as […]
“Laudato Si,” Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical on spirituality, climate change and environmental degradation will be the subject of an interfaith workshop on Saturday (March 4) from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The program is scheduled for the Ecumenical Religious Center, 110 Garfield Ave., on the UW-Eau Claire campus. The event is free and open to […]