Peace & Justice

This is the blog of the Commission on Peace and Justice for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, New York.

Saturday, June 02, 2007

This is nice

The current issue of The Evangelist has a front-page story about one of the newest members of the Commission on Peace and Justice, who founded the Franciscan Ecology Center.
If you turn off the water while you're brushing your teeth, Dr. Riobart "Rob" Breen admits, you're not saving much water.

But, if you tell 20 friends about that practice and get them to copy it, and then they bring the idea to their parishes and tell others, a small change starts to have a larger impact.

And if those friends and parishioners then get interested in environmental issues and attend a lobby day at the State Capitol to talk to politicians about them, a few drops of saved water can become a flood of change.

You can read the rest of Kate Blain’s excellent article on-line here.