John Dorner, PhD, Liaison for Environmental Stewardship, encourages and supports the education of the faith community regarding the moral imperative for all to serve as Stewards of Creation. He assists parishes in the implementation of ecological initiatives, both at the church and in homes. He serves as liaison with Catholic schools and Catholic and interfaith organizations in the promotion of ecological responsibility, support for the poor, and a healthy planet for our children and future generations.
This section of the Archdiocesan website includes eight components. Please click on the relevant words to access the page of interest.
Care for God’s Creation – A Guide for Parishes :
Care for God’s Creation – A Guide for Parishes
Parishes have an important role to play in promoting ecological conversion. The Archdiocese of Ottawa has prepared a practical guide for parishes in response to Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment - Laudato Si’ – On Care for Our Common Home . We are called to environmental responsibility and as people of faith we lead by example.