Return to Our 2023 Lenten Journey
Compassionate One, may our support bring hope to people who are in difficulty around the world. May they know that You are with them and that they have sisters and brothers who care for them.
Focus on shopping locally to reduce plastic and Styrofoam packaging waste.
Work of Mercy
Support organizations committed to meeting the needs of the hungry locally and globally.
Continuing to Reduce Single-Use Plastics
We’ve gathered together the various resources, articles, and organizations featured in these Lenten Guides over the last six weeks. We encourage you to continue the practice of fasting from single-use plastics whenever possible in an effort to create a flourishing future for all.
Resources & Articles
- Practical Ways to Reduce Plastic Waste
- Eco-Friendly Products to Consider
- Single-Use Plastics 101
- The Impact of Plastic Pollution on our Oceans and Marine Life
- To build food security, reduce plastic use
- Bills introduced to ban single-use plastics at Illinois restaurants
- Community gardens fight food insecurity
- Health & Environmental Impacts of Single-Use Plastic