Madonna del Sasso School

Background

Madonna Del Sasso School was formed in 1957 by the Diocese of Monterey, and is currently overseen by its Principal, Mr. Angel Rivera. Madonna Del Sasso Church was formed in Salinas in 1959 and has grown into the largest parish in the Diocese of Monterey, with its school known for academic achievements. The school is accredited by Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Updates

About the Green Churches Initiative

Inspired by Pope Francis’ message of environmental stewardship in his encyclical Laudato Si, Greenpower began our Green Churches Initiative in 2016 in collaboration with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Monterey of California and Santa Cruz-based energy efficiency and solar experts Mynt Systems. Our goal is to transform Diocese churches and schools into beacons of sustainable energy production by installing renewable energy systems like solar as well as energy efficiency measures like LED lighting retrofits. Not only will this help protect the environment, it will help save the Diocese millions of dollars that can be used for education and charitable ministries.

News

First Steps

Madonna del Sasso School spoke to representatives from Greenpower on November 10, 2016 at the Diocese Headquarters about the Green Churches Initiative from the Catholic Diocese of Monterey, Mynt Systems, and the Romero Institute, where they learned how they could drastically reduce their electricity bills while answering Pope Francis’ call for environmental stewardship.

Impacts

65

Number of Possible Participating Locations

5.6M

Annual Anticipated Electricity Savings (kWh)

3.6M

Annual Anticipated CO2 Emissions Reduction (lbs)

$942K

Annual Anticipated Electricity Bill Savings

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