Earth Week 25/26 Sept- 4 Oct 2010. Earth Week was celebrated in at least 11 parishes. Read this account from the Eco Congregation Ireland website. www.ecocongregationireland.org/archives/1615
Ardfert, Ballyheigue, Ballymacelligott, Castleisland, Caherciveen, Dromtariffe, Duagh, Killarney, Kenmare, Killorglin, Lixnaw, Miltown, Rathmore and Tralee (If you know of more let us know).
Events included Harvest masses, walks, blessing of animals, getting to know the night sky, planting of bulbs & trees…..see below what some parishes did!
CLICK HERE Ardfert & Kilmoyley Parish
CLICK HERE Ballyheigue Parish
CLICK HERE Ballymacelligott Parish
CLICK HERE Caherciveen Parish
CLICK HERE Castleisland Parish
CLICK HERE Dromtariffe Parish
CLICK HERE Killarney Parish
CLICK HERE Killorglin Parish
CLICK HERE Lixnaw Parish
CLICK HERE St. John’s Parish, Tralee
CLICK HERE Miltown Parish
CLICK HERE Rathmore Parish
Resource Booklet for Parishes CLICK HERE
This includes Themes, Ideas for Projects, Possible Speakers/Contacts, Liturgies/Prayers/Scripture, Useful Websites, Books/Articles and Local & National Organisations.
‘Kerry Earth Day’ – an initiative of the Kerry Diocesan Justice, Peace & Creation Committee was held annually from 1999-2009 in different venues: Tralee, Béal, Gortbrack, Miltown, Killarney & Lyreacrompane
In 2010, its 11th Anniversary, it became a week- long celebration with parishes now hosting their own events.