Please join with people throughout the world to pray for Earth and its web of life on Earth Day, April 22nd at Noon (wherever you are). You can download the pdf of the prayer here:
Holocaust Remembrance Day – April 24th
At sundown on Sunday we begin our commemoration of the genocide perpetrated by Nazi Germany against the Jews during World War II. According to the Holocaust Memorial Museum, the date is linked to the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on April 19, 1943. “Why We Remember video. If you wish to have a litany of remembrance you can use the ID cards that name victims and their date of birth. We must never forget the victims and the survivors.
International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day – April 26th
The nuclear disaster in Ukraine occurred on this date in 1986, causing more than 30 deaths and exposing about ten million people to nuclear fallout. The legacy of the disaster is not yet fully known. Safety protocols with the reactors may have prevented the tragedy both in Chernobyl and in Fukushima, Japan when the tsunami hit after a major earthquake. Lessons learned from those disasters affect the nuclear power industry today. Today the USA gets about 1/5th of its energy from nuclear power plants.