Season of Creation ends: our commitment continues (Parramatta)

The Sisters of Mercy Parramatta Congregation have committed themselves in their Chapter Statement to "to enjoy and celebrate Earth’s beauty and bounty and her many honour our duty to love and care for her and add to her well-being wherever possible".

They have resolved "to live simply, in a way that takes into account the fragility of Mother Earth"  and to "protect the rights of the natural world and make practical efforts to stem the hurtful effects of climate change, pollution and the ‘throw away’ mentality."

In these ways they have determined to respond to 'the cry of the Earth and the cry of the Poor' (Laudato Si' #49).

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Call for an inclusive and sustainable Australian economy (Parramatta)

Sisters of Mercy Parramatta Congregation welcome the call to Australians to work for an economy that is based on principles of justice and equity – one that is at the service of all, particularly the most vulnerable and marginalised.

The call from Bishop Long OFM Conv. came at the launch of the Australian Catholic Bishops’ 2017–2018 Social Justice Statement, entitled Everyone’s Business: Developing an inclusive and sustainable economy...

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