Monthly Archives: August 2017


Harvey should be the turning point in fighting climate change

Opinions Harvey should be the turning point in fighting climate change People walk along a flooded road’s median during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on Tuesday in Houston. (Brendan Smialowski/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images) By Vernon Loeb August 29 at 8:46 PM Vernon Loeb is managing editor of the Houston Chronicle. I’ve covered the news [...]

By |August 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

September 21 is the United Nations World Day of Peace

September 21, 2017  World Day of Peace  Thursday, 7 pm - 9 pm  Franciscan Renewal Center, 5801 E Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale   7pm: Interfaith Prayer & Music  8pm: Presentation of Nonviolence Leadership Certificates  8:15pm: Presentation of the Casa Peace Award 8:30pm: Closing and Dances of Universal Peace Social Gathering & Refreshments   No Fee. Donations [...]

By |August 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Notice how things slow down during the hot summer months in Arizona?  At the Franciscan Renewal Center many parishioners flee to cooler climates, and those who remain in Arizona sorely miss our collaborators who work with us on climate change issues.  There is one thing, however, that we can continue to do as individuals - [...]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Action, Advocacy, Education|0 Comments

Rally in downtown Phoenix next week

We invite you to gather in downtown Phoenix next week to bear witness to the real, lived experience of those facing racism and injustice and to speak truth to power.  Recent events in Charlottesville and the subsequent national response have again brought to the forefront our country's shameful history on these issues.  Let faith give [...]

By |August 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Virginia IPL Statement on the Events in Charlottesville

Virginia Interfaith Power & Light's Board of Directors and members are heartbroken over the events we witnessed this past weekend in Charlottesville.  We are deeply troubled by the hatred and violence which led to the senseless death of Heather Heyer, who courageously went to Charlottesville to replace hatred with love and to call for the [...]

By |August 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments