Archive | Eco-congregation

FLEAT moves into the next phase

SAFCEI’s Faith Leader Environmental Advocacy Training (FLEAT), which began in 2014, is reaching the conclusion of its first cycle and moving into the next phase. In a last series of workshops taking place in Tanzania, Kenya and Malawi, FLEAT members showcased what they’ve learnt by presenting or organising environmental trainings with local groups or communities, […]

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Spiritually Empowered Earth Keepers Training

By Juanita Greyvenstein We kicked off our Spiritually Empowered Earth Keepers workshop in Cape Town on 4 – 5 August. A lively, enthusiastic and diverse group of young people gathered at the Schoenstatt Retreat centre to share, challenge and empower each other to become voices for Creation. SAFCEI believes that people of faith have a […]

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Commemoration of nuclear legacy

3 August 2016 Press release: Commemoration of nuclear legacy “Mr Molefe’s latest pronouncements that Eskom supports nuclear can only be viewed with deep concern. We do not need nuclear, and the cost, and legacy, of nuclear energy is something South Africa cannot afford” said SAFCEI’s spokesperson, Liziwe McDaid. As we approach the anniversary of Hiroshima, […]

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Spiritually Empowered Earth Keepers (SEEK) workshops

Application available at: http://safcei.org/product/seek-application-form/ SAFCEI is offering a new series of workshops to eco-congregation members, to build skills and empower eco-congregations to become centres of environmental excellence in their communities. SAFCEI believes that people of faith at local level can share experiences, network with each other, and learn from each other how best to implement and […]

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Ripple effects of Laudato Si’ in Zambia

Laudato Si’s message is still ringing out strong and clear, and is being acted on in diverse parts of this world. In April a conference was hosted by the Zambian Catholic Bishops’ Conference in Lusaka where ‘Care for our Common Home’ was explored in the context of large scale mining and agricultural investments. “The conference […]

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