Earth Week 2010

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. 

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.