The Right Bin in Stockton

Does this item go in the landfill? Or can it be recycled? The city of Stockton has lots of resources whether it’s residential, business, industry, or outside city limits. Generally, we know that items like water bottles and soda cans are (and should be)...

What is Ozone?

We hear talk about ozone, but what actually is it? Isn’t it something high up in the sky? It can be confusing to hear on one hand how ozone is good and there’s a hole in the layer of it, and then on the other hand ozone is bad and harmful. So what then, is...

10 Ways to Have a Green Halloween

Halloween fast approaches! Whether you are decking out your yard with the scariest ghosts and ghouls, or providing but a simple bowl of candy for sweet-seekers, you can show your neighbors and candy-visitors that fairies and vampires cannot magic or scare away being...

California’s Drought & Farmworkers

Most of us are aware that the drought has affected our livelihood. We can’t use as much water for various activities such as jumping around in the sprinkler, washing cars, or watering plants. The rare rain we had last winter brightened the landscape with a kind of...

Understanding What’s Happening to Our Common Home

“Let us review, however cursorily, those questions which are troubling us today and which we can no longer sweep under the carpet. Our goal is not to amass information or to satisfy curiosity, but rather to become painfully aware, to dare to turn what is happening to...

Catholic Social Ministry Gathering 2016

I was sure I wasn’t to going to make it but I prayed anyway. When she told me my flight had been cancelled again, I groaned inwardly and sighed aloud. But let it be known, that the answer to our prayers is sometimes yes! The travel lady told me there was one flight...

A Week With GreenFaith

For one week in June, 2016, I had the lucky opportunity to gather together with over 50 participants hailing from diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds, all working towards the same thing: learning and sharing about climate change affects, networking and engaging...

Un año de Laudato Si

Esta semana, estamos celebrando el primer aniversario del lanzamiento histórico de la Encíclica, del Papa Francisco “Laudato Si:” En el cuidado de nuestra casa común. El Papa Francisco anima a todas las personas de buena voluntad aprender más acerca de las...

One Year of Laudato Si’

This week, we are graciously celebrating the one year anniversary of the release of Pope Francis’ historic Encyclical, ‘Laudato Si:’ On Care for Our Common Home. Pope Francis encourages all people of good will to learn more about the consequences of our common home...

Hello world!

Hello and welcome to the Environmental Justice Program blog of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Stockton! We in the EJ Project look forward to bringing you the latest environmental justice news, reflections on Catholic Social Teaching and the environment, and ideas for...
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