Earth Hour unites people internationally at 8:30–9:30 p.m. local time on the fourth or fifth Saturday of March. Its purpose is to celebrate creation while committing to compassionate action for its well-being. Find out more about Earth Hour, which is organized by the World Wildlife Fund.
God of the universe,
we praise your great long work of creation:
the moment of glory when our universe began
the birth and burning of the first brilliant stars,
the stars’ explosion in blazing supernovas;
the formation of our sun from scattered bits...
Earth Hour—Saturday, March 24, 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.—marks its 12th edition this March.
I remember that first gathering in a darkened Church of the Holy Trinity next to the Eaton Centre in downtown Toronto. We lit candles, we read scriptures and other readings, we signed a...