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This week, "Plastic Free July Prayer" begins with a prayer by Catherine from Iona Presentation College, asking for strength to protect the environment. It encourages participation in Plastic Free July by reducing personal plastic use. The Plastics Taskforce of the Dorothy Stang Initiative focuses on eliminating plastic bags through advocacy, highlighting their environmental impact. It suggests personal and professional actions to reduce plastic use and stresses the need for corporate and political support for large-scale change. Contact information for the Plastics Taskforce at [email protected].

The article "Prayer: Make a Positive Impact" by CRS features a prayer for wisdom, justice, and compassion. It highlights LCWR's virtual prayer events for the national elections, Beyond Plastics' campaign against false claims, and updates from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Immigration Taskforce. It calls for advocacy on the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Act and provides USCCB resources urging Catholics to engage in political life as part of their faith.

Join the High-Level Political Forum 2024 on Sustainable Development from July 8-17, focusing on key SDGs. Learn how the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur from six countries, including Brazil and Zimbabwe, contribute to global progress through dedicated training and advocacy.

We continue Plastic Free July with a heartfelt prayer and practical insights on reducing plastic use. Darcy, Year 7 at Iona Presentation College, shares a beautiful prayer thanking God for the natural world and asking for strength to strive for sustainability. Explore the impact of plastics on our health and environment, and learn actionable steps to minimize plastic use in your personal and professional life. From eliminating single-use plastics to advocating for larger-scale changes, discover how you can make a difference. Contact the Plastics Taskforce at [email protected] for more information.

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