"In light of the growing impact of climate change on the global community, we, the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes, honoring our interdependence with all God’s creation and in a spirit of nonviolence, personally and communally renew and recommit to care for Earth, home of all living creatures.” Corporate Stance of the Sisters of St. Agnes, May 31, 2016.
The 880-panel solar installation on our motherhouse grounds is a tangible reflection of our commitment to care for Earth. Our solar panels generate 50% of our energy needs and substantially reduce our carbon footprint. We invite you to learn more about solar energy by visiting our solar installation and the solar energy walking path. Educational tours are available for school groups as well as a self-guided tour for individuals. For current statistics on our solar energy production, click on the link above to view our solar meter.
“Creation is a wonderful gift that God has given us. We must care for and use it for the benefit of all, always with great respect and gratitude.” Pope Francis “Laudato Si!”