Environmental Issues/Statements

MAJOR CARE FOR CREATION ISSUES/STATEMENTS

earth

Human impacts:
Bishops’ 10-Point Appeal
http://en.radiovaticana.va/news/2015/10/26/bishops_call_for_transformational_climate_agreement/1182115 ,
Effects on the poor: http://www.worldhunger.org/env_hunger.htm#global warming 

Ocean/Water:
Oceans (sea level rise, acidification, plastic pollution):   New England Aquarium
http://www.neaq.org/conservation_and_research/climate_change/climate_change_and_the_oceans.php and
http://www.theoceancleanup.com/problem.html  
Locally, more information is available from the Blue Ocean Society in Portsmouth NH http://www.blueoceansociety.org/
    
Water: Stewardship of Water Essential for Justice and Peace  https://catholicrurallife.org/impact/water-a-sacramental-commons-for-all/  

Agriculture: Laudatao Si and the Vocation to Agriculture: a prince of the Church explains the connection:
https://s3.amazonaws.com/catholicrurallife/wp-content/uploads/20150827184825/10-13.pdf

Biodiversity:  http://en.radiovaticana.va/news/2015/05/23/un_says_biodiversity_is_essential_to_sustainable_development/1146316 , and the pollinator crisis
http://www.nature.com/news/2011/111109/full/479164a.html

Greenhouse gases:
5 Major Health Threats from Fracking-related Air Pollution [Link]
US Catholic Bishops http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/environment/letter-to-congress-on-green-climate-fund-and-greenhouse-gas-emissions-2015-10-28.cfm

Tropical Forests:
Vatican Project to Save the Amazon http://www.cruxnow.com/church/2015/03/02/vatican-launches-project-to-save-the-amazon/

International Peace: 
Pentagon Signals Immediate Security Threat http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/14/us/pentagon-says-global-warming-presents-immediate-security-threat.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-nytimes&_r=0

Agriculture:

The Vocation of the Agricultural Leader [Link]

MASS SCHEDULE
Saturday, 5pm; Sunday, 9am & 11:15am

Sunday, 5pm UNH Mass (when University is in session)

Mass or Communion Service
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesdays at 12:10pm
Services held in the Church
During the summer, services are held in the Student Center Prayer Room

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STM Parish Office Business Hours
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Wednesday, 9am to 1pm
(with the exception of holidays)
Summer hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs 9am - 1pm (June - mid August)
If you need a special appointment, please call: 868-2666

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