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Crystal Spring

Crystal Spring is a mission of the Kentucky Dominican Sisters that works to educate the public on such topics as organic gardening, cooking, ecology, cosmology, spiritual reflection, ecofeminism and creative arts. Crystal Spring operates the Religious Lands Conservancy Project, which helps communities of Catholic women protect their land. It is based in Plainville, Mass.

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Michael Schuck

Michael Schuck is co-director of the International Jesuit Ecology Project and an associate professor of theology at Loyola University in Chicago. He is an expert on the social teachings of papal encyclicals.

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AIDRom

AIDRom is a project of the Ecumenical Association of the Churches of Romania that encourages member churches to promote environmental protection, ecological education and sustainable development. Members include the Orthodox Church, the Reformed Church, the German Lutheran Church, the Synodo-Presbyterial Church of AC and the Armenian Orthodox Church. It is based in Bucharest, Romania.

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Monastery of St. Gertrude

The Monastery of St. Gertrude is run by the Benedictine Sisters of Idaho. They adopted a “philosophy of land use” for their 1,400 acres, part of the homeland of the Nez Perce Native American people. Their philosophy calls the sisters to care for land that was entrusted to them by God, to live harmoniously with […]

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Whidbey Institute for Earth, Spirit and the Human Future

The Whidbey Institute for Earth, Spirit and the Human Future is an interreligious organization and a distinctive learning and retreat center committed to providing diverse educational offerings that contribute to positive spiritual, ecological and cultural transformation. It is based in Clinton, Wash., on Whidbey Island.

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Michaela Farm

Michaela Farm is a project of the Sisters of St. Francis in Oldenburg, Ind. It promotes the respectful use of resources, sustainability, gratitude, hospitality and caring. The sisters and staff work with farm animals and grow food for a nearby food bank.

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Genesis Farm

Genesis Farm is a project of the Dominican Sisters of Caldwell, N.J. It combines spirituality, education and sustainable agriculture to promote human and ecological health and to foster a feeling of mutuality with nature. It is based in Blairstown, N.J.

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Center for Earth Spirituality

The Center for Earth Spirituality is a ministry of the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Mankato, Minn. The center promotes awareness and ways of living that support the interdependence of all life. Contact is Lisa Coons.

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Franciscan Earth Literacy Center

The Franciscan Earth Literacy Center is an organization committed to promoting sustainability and a healthy relationship with the environment. It is a mission of the Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Charity and is based in Tiffin, Ohio.

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