Global Climate March in the Philippines

July 3, 2015

On the weekend of November 28th and 29th, hours before world leaders meet at the Paris Climate Summit, the Global Climate March will take place to ask political leaders to commit to bold action to solve the climate change crisis. The Catholic Church of the Philippines will also mobilize, joining over 1 million people who are expected to participate in this festive, family-friendly march in cities worldwide.

THE MARCH IN MANILA

Catholic Points of Contact:

The Manila climate march will simultaneously start from 3 points of assembly at 6:30am. Each group will pray the Rosary while walking towards the main assembly/activity site- Raja Sulayman Park. The main program will start at 7am and last till 11am.

Read Cardinal Tagle’s Circular Letter to the Archdiocese of Manila.

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See: PROGRAM OF THE SOLIDARITY PRAYER MARCH FOR CLIMATE


 

WEEKLONG CLIMATE MARCH IN THE PHILIPPINES (see call to action here)
Check out march venues on map here

Week of Climate ActionGathering of Faith Based groupsI will join the march for climate justice

November 28 is the Global Day of Action for Climate Justice.  The following are some events which you are invited to join in solidarity with people affected by climate disasters and non-sustainable projects that affect the environment, as well as all who believe and promote the latest encyclical of our Holy Father, Pope Francis, to Protect our Common Home.

From 24 to 27 November, there will be PEACE Caravan (People and Environment Against Coal-based Energy Caravan)** of communities affected by coal projects in Semiara, Antique; Mindoro; Atimonan, Quezon; Batangas; Bataan and Zambales, expecting to converge in Manila on November.  Possible joining points are:

24 November

10:00am at Semirara Island, Antique: send off to Bulalacao, Mindoro with PEACE Caravan

afternoon at Bulalacao, Mindoro: arrival of Caravan from Semirara

25 November

11:00/ 12noon at Victoria, Mindoro: lunch and Public Forum

5:00pm at Holy Infant Academy, Calapan: Cultural Night with PEACE Caravan

26 November

8:00/ 9:00am at Basilica of Immaculate Conception: mass with Abp. Ramon C. Arguelles, DD of Lipa

12noon at Padre Pio National Shrine, Sto Tomas: Convergence with Atimonan Caravan, Program

3:30pm at Turbina Terminal: short stopover and program

before 6:00pm at San Isidro Labrador, Binan (To be confirmed): Night program and sharing

 27 November

6:00am at Bataan and Zambales: Mass before send off to Manila

8:00-9:00am at San Fernando, Pampanga (Dolores) with Bataan and Zambales Caravan: converge and proceed to DENR, QC and Malacanang (contact person: Pines Arcega of Defend Zambales 09321747583)

9:00/10:00am at DENR, QC: Protest Rally

9:00am at DOE, Taguig: join 320 persons in Protest Rally with Caravan from the South

11am at UST, Espana with Caravan contingents from North and South: motorcade/ march to Malacanang

12noon onwards at Mendiola: program and solidarity with PEACE Caravan during Dialogue with President and Cabinet Ministers

28 November

7:00am at St Mary’s College mass and assembly to join March for Climate Justice from Quezon Avenue to Quezon Memorial Circle

29 November

8:00 at Raja Sulayman Park, Roxas Blvd, Manila: Interfaith Prayer Service with Talk on Climate Change and Ecological issues (reclamation, mining and logging, typhoon-affected communities, ending with Eucharistic celebration and Freedom Wall Painting) – organized by GCCM

For more information contact: 

  • Br.Angelito Andig Cortez, OFM Ecological Justice Interfaith Movement-NCR Coordinator [email protected]
  • Fr. Dexter Toledo,OFM [email protected] Ecological Justice Interfaith Movement National Coordinator
  • Ecological Justice Interfaith Movement National Office 69 San Pedro Bautista St.SFDM Quezon City Philippines [email protected]

THE MARCH IN OTHER DIOCESES 

Bacolod

Catholic point of contact: Father Albert

Baler, Aurora

Catholic point of contact: Prelature of Infanta, Fr. Israel Gabriel [email protected]

Butuan

See program details for Climate Solidarity Prayer March here 
Catholic point of contact: Diocese of ButuanMarie Ann Pantaleon [email protected] and [email protected]

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Cagayan de Oro City

See program details for Climate Solidary Prayer March on Saturday, November 28th here
Download invitation from Archbishop Antonio J. Ledesma, SJ, D.D. here
Catholic point of contact: Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro, Ada Dultra Estepa [email protected]

Cebu 

Catholic point of contact: Teody Navea [email protected]

Cebu City

Catholic point of contact: Order of Augustinian Recollect & Archdiocese of Cebu, Br. Jaazeal Jakosalem [email protected]

Dumaguete

Catholic points of contact:

Ibaan, Batangas (Batangas City)

Catholic point of contact: Save the Waters of Ibaan Movement (SWIM), Conrado T. Tejada [email protected]

Imus City, Cavite

Catholic point of contact: Diocese of Imus, Maureen Jadulan [email protected]

Jaro, Ilo Ilo City
5:30 am “Walk for Mother Earth” from the Capitol ground to Jaro Cathedral culminating with the 6:30am Eucharistic celebration at the cathedral.
5:30pm  free “Concert for Mother Earth” at Jaro Plaza.
Catholic point of contact: Archdiocese of Jaro, Melton Oso [email protected]

Kabankalan

Catholic point of contact: (details forthcoming)

Mindanao 

Catholic point of contact: Ian Rivera [email protected]

Quezon City

Catholic point of contact: Delma Barrientos [email protected]

Tacloban

Catholic point of contact: Larry Pascua [email protected]

Tuguegarao City

Catholic point of contact: Archdiocese of Tuguegarao , Northern Luzon, Fr. Manny Catral [email protected]