Monthly Archives: October 2017


End of Year Giving

Global warming seems so daunting.  Recent hurricanes and wildfires and even drought underscore a planet in peril.  Climate change is a reality and its effects are present NOW. With the rollbacks on the fossil fuel front by the Trump Administration, not to mention the muzzling of scientists within EPA on climate change, it is no [...]

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

Movie Night at the Casa

As the intense desert heat fades, the primary season for activism on behalf of Pope Francis's Laudato Si Encyclical has begun again at the Franciscan Renewal Center.  We are getting back to work with renewed energy and enthusiasm!  Our first event this fall is Movie Night on Friday, October 27th from 6:00 - 9:00pm at The Casa. [...]

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

Looking for solace in uncertain times?

If it all starts to seem to be too much, turn to Mother Nature for some soothing. Check out these community amenities for some space, peace, quiet and reflection.   The Museum of Walking at Arizona State University Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center Desert Botanical Garden

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

“Wasted” Now Showing at Harkins Valley Art in Tempe

Food waste is not only linked to our country's vexing  hunger issue but also has important impacts on climate change.  It is estimated that 30-40% of our food process, from production to the table, ends up in local landfills. Produced by Anthony Bourdain, Wasted is a new documentary looking at solutions to reducing food waste.  Bourdain [...]

By |October 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

Food television impresario Anthony Bourdain is throwing his weight behind a new cause with the release of "Wasted!," a documentary that sheds light on the massive production of global food waste. The feature length documentary will be available on-demand and released in theaters on Friday, October 13 and sees the chef-cum-media personality united with a cast [...]

By |October 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Paris: We’re Still In! Sign the Petition Now.

Sign the petition now!   My household/my faith community will continue to work to protect creation regardless of what the U.S. federal government does. We are still committed to fighting global warming, we are keeping the faith, and we’re still in! Global warming is a moral issue we are compelled to address. We will continue [...]

By |October 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

More water, more restoration bound for Colorado River Delta

More water, more restoration bound for Colorado River Delta By TONY DAVIS Arizona Daily Star Oct 8, 2017  UA geosciences professor Karl Flessa stands in a base-flow release into the main Colorado River Delta channel in Mexico. Martha Gomez-Sapiens 2016 In March 2014, the staged release of water into the Colorado River Delta was an [...]

By |October 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment