|Posted by AOE on September 14, 2020 at 8:20 AM|
The Certificate Course for Eco Ambassadors, an initiative of the Archdiocesan Office for Environment (AOE), was held in 2019. Participation was enthusiastic and a lot of knowledge on Environmental Issues was imparted. Participants who unfortunately missed a session or two due to unavoidable reasons were given the opportunity to make up the sessions during the ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by AOE on September 14, 2020 at 8:05 AM|
Report by Deepika Singh
The program was designed and implemented by the AOE secretary Ms Deepika Singh with support of Fr Joseph Gonsalves the Head of AOE for the students of St Andrews College, Bandra (SOP) SOCIAL OUT REACH PROGRAM 2019-20 in collaboration with Archdiocesan Office for Environment (AOE).
This project was designed with various objectives, such as:
- To give the college youth an exposure of rural r...
|Posted by AOE on January 15, 2020 at 6:05 AM|
It was on the 11th of January 2020 at the St Pius X Seminary that we, the environmentally conscious participants of the Certificate Course for Eco Ambassadors, gathered for our valedictory. Along with our guests and some participants from other programmes organised by the Archdiocesan Office for Environment (AOE) – a total of 80 people – we took a solemn...Read Full Post »
|Posted by AOE on December 2, 2019 at 11:10 AM|
Report by Deepika Singh
A Youth Nature Camp was successfully organised by the Archdiocesan Office for Environment (AOE) from 5-7th November 2019 at Nasik. The Coordination team comprised Fr Joseph Gonsalves, Fr Ryan Alex, Fr Joshua D’Souza, and Ms Deepika Singh. The Nature Camp started with the participants leaving by a mini bus from Bandra to Maharashtra Prabodhan Seva Mandal (MPSM), Nasik. The bus travel was ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by AOE on September 3, 2019 at 7:25 AM|
|Posted by AOE on April 26, 2019 at 4:50 AM|
This two-day workshop was held on the 24th and 25th April 2019 and was organised by the Office for Human Development - Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences, the Archdiocesan Office for Environment - Mumbai and the Commission for Ecology - Conference of Catholic Bishops of India. Twenty seven participants were trained and awarded certificates.
The organisers appreciate the recap in poetry written by participant Sandhya A Fernandes from St Thomas parish, Aldona - Goa which is re...Read Full Post »
|Posted by AOE on March 18, 2019 at 8:35 AM|
The Archdiocesan Office for Environment (AOE) in collaboration with Muktisagar Prabhodan Kendra and St Vincent De Paul Society (SVP) – Dharavi Bet Area Council organised a one-day training programme in the premises of the church of Our Lady of the Sea in Uttan on 17th March 2019. About 140 SVP office bearers and members from different parishes of Bhayandar deanery participated in this training programme which was themed ‘Caring for Creation’ and ‘Greening of the ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by AOE on February 14, 2019 at 7:20 AM|
Programme Report by Dylan D'Souza
The Archdiocese Office for Environment (AOE) in collaboration with Muktisagar Prabodhan Kendra (MSPK), Uttan organised a 'Green Bal Melava' for the six parishes of the Dharavi Island on February 14, 2019 at Our Lady of Vailankanni Shrine, Bhate, Uttan. Inspired by the ‘Green Bal Melava' held last year, Fr Joseph Gonsalves, the Head of the AOE, and Fr Leslie Malya, the Di...Read Full Post »
|Posted by AOE on January 15, 2019 at 7:10 AM|
I have sung the hymn ‘We are happy Christians’ many times in church, but never has it lingered in my subconscious before, as it did on my return journey from the exposure programme in Nashik organised by the Archdiocesan Office for Environment, Mumbai (AOE). It certainly was drawing my attention to a connect of the lyrics with the Green Diocese Initiative adopted by the Archdiocese of Bom...Read Full Post »
|Posted by AOE on December 7, 2018 at 1:55 PM|
Workshop Report by Shawna Nemesia Rebello
A half-day workshop – Greening of the Archdiocese and Business, was organised by the Archdiocesan Office for Environment, Mumbai together with the Christian Business Forum, Mumbai on 1st December 2018 at Sarvodaya in the St Pius Campus at Goregaon, Mumbai. Sixty-nine people from over fifty organisations participated in this workshop.
Bishop Allwyn D’Silva, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese...Read Full Post »