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Care for Creation Day – Programme

Care for Creation Day 

Looking after God’s world together 

‘Many things have to change course, but it is we human being above all who need to change.’ Pope Francis, Laudato Sí

This new event will explore the call of Pope Francis in his encyclical Laudato Sí – Care for our Common Home. Inputs and reflections will also centre on practical ways we can reclaim and make our contribution to the whole community of life.

The day will follow a programme as outlined below 

Boats from 9.15am (10 min boat journey to the Island)

Welcome refreshments

10.30am             Morning session & group reflection 

12.45 – 1.45pm  Light lunch & Personal reflection

2.00pm              Afternoon session & group reflection 

3.30pm              Shared Act of Worship 

4.15pm               Departure 


Sr Nellie McLaughlin, native of Inishowen, member of the Sisters of Mercy. Works in the areas of Creation Spirituality, Cosmology, Ecology and Sustainable Living. Founding member and director of Green Sod Land Trust, Ireland (2007), author of ‘Out of Wonder, the evolving story of the universe (Veritas 2004) and Life’s Delicate Balance (Veritas 2015).

Dr Jonny Hanson is a Christian environmentalist and entrepreneur who grew up in Monaghan and Malawi. He is the co-founder and managing director of Jubilee, a Christian creation care organisation. He lives in Larne, Co Antrim.

Booking essential. Admission €45/£40 includes return boat. Contact details; +353 (0) 71 9861518




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