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Helping the planet during Lent

While many make the decision to ‘give up’ something for Lent, a group of students at Mercedes College are instead focusing on how they can change their habits in line with Pope Francis’ plea to ‘Care for Our Common Home’.

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Pope's Lenten message

Pope Francis has chosen an ecological theme for his annual Lenten message. Titled 'For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the children of God' the message is dated October 4, 2018, the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, but was only made public by the Vatican earlier this month.

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Alice in nature's wonderland

Pope Francis calls on us to care for our common home, to look after our Earth and its people. This message resonates daily with Alice Dunlop in her work at Catholic Education SA and her sustainability consultancy Little Earthies, as LINDY McNAMARA reports.