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                                                                                    Faith & the Common Good: 

                                                                                                  Greening Sacred Spaces edition - Autumn 2015

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The revitalized nave of St. Luke's Anglican, chairs removed to reveal the labyrinth.
Photo: Petr Maur.

Current PEN Issue

Title Filter     Display # 
# Article Title Author Hits
1 Time for Reconcili(action) Christina Gray 83
2 Working for Active Transportation in Ottawa Trina Loken 47
3 Greening at St Luke's -- With a Twist Charlotte Scromeda 31
4 Faith Communities in Ontario Go Solar Miriam Katawazi 164
5 Water Walkers Walk to Honour Water Adrian Larose 30
6 Environmental Renovations at the Sikh Temple Miriam Katawazi 54
7 Ramadan Iftar Dinners Talk Climate Justice Miriam Katawazi 15
8 Peaceing Together the Canada We Want Canadian Peace Initiative 17
9 Mission Per Square Foot Project -- Lessons Learned Charlotte Scromeda 75
10 Sacred Space is Wherever You Are Hugh Kruzel 15
11 Hello PERC Volunteer! Elaine Gibson: reflecting on her experience Steffan Hammonds 12
12 Faith Communities Go Green with Gardens Miriam Katawazi 13
13 Green Khutbah Campaign Calls for Environmental Stewardship Miriam Katawazi 45
14 La chance et la ténacité: les projets solaires de deux paroisses à Ottawa Charlotte Scromeda 14
15 Divest from Fossil Fuels with Fossil Free Faith Miriam Katawazi 78
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The PERC thanks the above organizations for their support.

Thank you to Faith & the Common Good's Ottawa Greening Sacred Spaces Chapter and the Ontario Trillium Foundation for sponsoring the September - November 2015 edition of the PEN.












In this issue..

Faith Communities in Ontario Go Solar
by Miriam Katawazi 
Trinity Anglican Church is known in Ottawa as the church that prays for sunshine, said Rev. Arran Thorpe. 
In 2011, the church installed solar panels on the rooftop of its building through the Ontario MicroFIT program. The program pays them for the energy they generate.

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