Summer updates from Welsh Martyrs, Aberystwyth

A pond

Flowers, herbs, and bees Summer Updates from Welsh Martyrs, Aberystwyth Written by Nick Howells We asked Nick Howells, founder of the Laudato Si’ Garden based in The Welsh Martyrs Parish, Aberystwyth to give an update on their progress – to read his original blog, CLICK HERE.  With the hot start to the summer, the Laudato […]

World Youth Day 2023

All the nations of the World

World Youth Day 2023 Meeting my family Written by John Paul de Quay I had received a personal invitation to World Youth Day (WYD) from my friend; Br Philip-Thomas, to join them and their small group from St Anthony’s, Forest Gate and St Patrick’s Soho. I had always been intrigued by and perhaps a little […]

Grow Fruit and Vegetables for me!

A man watering an allotment

Grow Fruit and Vegetables for Me! how a personal conversion led to a beautiful parish garden Written by Nick Howells The Laudato Si Garden, based in Aberystwyth in the Diocese of Menevia, was inspired after I witnessed the fullness of Eucharistic life and living faith as never seen before in Medjugorje while on pilgrimage in […]

The Dream School

Imagine that your school has become the Winner of the 2030 National Laudato Si’ School Award. What will it look like?

An introduction to ethical consumption

Spare a thought for your consumption habits… Written by Celia Fisher Consumption, in its broadest sense, is something that we do everyday often without thinking about it at all. Consumption is necessary as we need to eat and drink, have clothes to wear, resources like phones and transport and so on. Everything we consume has […]

An introduction to organic gardening

How can growing fruit, vegetables and flowers help your parish and the planet? An introduction to Organic growing. Written by Jane Pendlenton Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pocket Share on email Why would YOU set up an organic fruit, vegetable or flower garden in your parish?  Here are four […]

Driving the traders from the temple

Driving the traders from the temple What does Jesus tells us about the need to change the systems that shape our behaviour? Written by John Paul de Quay Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pocket Share on email It did not take me long trying to decide what image should […]

An introduction to wildlife gardening

An introduction to Wildlife Gardening By Dr Sarah Gardner Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pocket Share on email We asked Dr Sarah Gardner to set the scene on our biodiversity crisis and how our humble churchyards can welcome back wildlife. THE SITUATION For millennia, humans, plants and animals have […]

An introduction to travel

An intorduction to travel How we get to church matters Written by Louise Abraham and the Green Guardians of Brentwood Cathedral Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pocket Share on email The Green Guardians of Brentwood Cathedral explore the importance of how we travel, for our planet, for our people […]