Networking, becoming ecological guides: the Sisters’ project for the Common Home
By Matthew Saganski
February 15, 2023
“Sowing Hope for the Planet” is an initiative promoted by the UISG (the International Union of Superiors General) and associations connected with it, in order to make Laudato sí a reality: sharing ideas, formation, and synergetic action aimed at curing a sick planet.
Observing all the events that are unfolding on an 'overheated' and asphyxiated planet – such as sudden changes in the weather, with record heat waves even in the winter months; droughts; floods; natural disasters; and loss of biodiversity, with consequences such as famine, and therefore refugees and displaced persons, economic and food insecurity globally – Sister Sheila Kinsey, FCJM, coordinator of the Sowing Hope for the Planet (SHFP) project, came to a compelling conclusion: “The time to act is now”.