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Eco-Bites June 2020
What is ELSi'A? Who is ElSi'A?

 
ELSi'A is the European Laudato Si' Alliance of which JESC is a member. A group of institutions and organisations in the Catholic church have come together to promote Laudato Si'. 
 
Third Laudato Si' Reflection Day
Brussels, May 2020

The Third Laudato Si' Reflection Day, was held on-line on 28 May. This year it was organised by ELSi'A  (see Editorial above) and took the form of a webinar with over 400 participants. Read the PRESS RELEASE and watch the  YouTube record..
 
Photo:aggoirnamentisociale.it
EcoJesuit on COVID-19.
Brussels, March 2020

Covid-19 is not a distraction from the ecological challenge, but a symptom of what has gone wrong. Two articles by Pedro Walpole in EcoJesuit are informative. He writes about 'zoonoses' and 'the precariat'. 

Photo: IMF Photo/Cory Hancock
Covid-19, clean energy, poor countries
London, May 2020
 
An article in Climate Home News speaks of a  post-COVID-19 opportunity to promote 'decentralised, demand-driven renewable energy'  in the worlds poorest countries. This will require global solidarity.

Photo: BudapestBamako/Flickr)
Laudato Si' in art and song
Rome, June 2020
 
The recent Laudato Si' Week, celebrated the encyclical's fifth anniversary. Many events have been organised, but the Catholic Climate Movement reminds us that celebration can take the form of art and song.
Photo: GCCM
Junior Ecology Officer Wanted.
Eco-Bites, June, 2020



Eco-Bites is pleased to announce that JESC is  looking for a Junior Ecology Officer to help in the planning and development of projects, the editing of this newsletter, and office administration. Apply before June 21st!
 
 
Webinar - 'The Common Good of the Seas.'
Brussels, June 2020

On 17 June at 5pm Justice and Peace Europe - founding member of ELSi'A - follows up the third Laudato Si' Reflection Day with a webinar on "the Common Good of the Seas".
Photo: Pinterest.com
Virtual Cafe- Corona Crisis:A Crossroads for the EU?
Brussels, June 2020



On 17 June at 7pm JESC and Chapel for Europe are hosting a ''Virtual Cafe'' to discuss on What long-term lessons can we draw from the Corona crisis? with Herman Van Rompuy, Victoria Martin de la Torre and Martin Maier SJ
 
Retraite: La gloire de Dieu, c'est l'homme vivant 
Brussels, July 2020
Martin Maier SJ will be co-hosting together with Marie-Françoise Boveroulle from Service Solidarité du Vicariat de Bruxelles a retreat on Faith and Solidarity. To participate please get in touch with info@ndjrhode.be 
 
Eco-bites is a monthly online newsletter of the Jesuit European Social Centre (JESC) on integral ecology.

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