Corpus Christi Catholic Parish is the most recent to join Pope Francis in his effort towards creating an ecological conversion, not only among his parishioners, but around the world. In his 2015 encyclical, Laudato Si’, or “Praised Be: On Care for Our Common Home”, Pope Francis urged for a “more passionate concern for the protection of our world.” His continued support of the solar industry reinforces his commitment to working together for the benefit of our common home.
Sullivan Solar Power was pleased to be included in this ecological conversion, as the nationally accredited company is set to begin the installation of a 43 kilowatt solar power system at Corpus Christi Catholic Parish in Corona. The system will be comprised of 138 SunPower modules, with an expected useful life of more than 40 years. In addition, Sullivan Solar Power will continue to monitor the system for the next 20 years, ensuring both the cost savings and environmental benefits of the solar system.
“We believe the need for looking at our planet as a common home is something we all should be thinking about, regardless of our beliefs,” stated Daniel Sullivan, president and owner of Sullivan Solar Power, “We are grateful to be a part of this movement with the parishioners at Corpus Christi.”
Corpus Christi serves the community with a parish membership of over 7,000 families. The parishioners will not only have confidence about what they are doing to help the environment, but also about the savings they will see from their current utility bills. The new solar power system is expected to save the parish $456,923 over the next twenty-five years, with a payback period of just over 7 years.
Sullivan Solar Power is proud to follow strict quality control and quality assurance guidelines that have allowed the company to secure multiple contracts with many Catholic parishes throughout Southern California and other organizations, such as Mater Dei Catholic Church, Saint Thomas More Catholic Church, The Church of St. Luke, Palm Springs Unified School District, Highlands Public Library, UC Irvine, Camp Pendleton, and Petco Park.
“We must not think that these efforts are not going to change the world. They benefit society, often unbeknown to us, for they call forth a goodness which, albeit unseen, inevitably tends to spread,” stated Pope Francis. This is a goodness which Sullivan Solar Power plans to continue through their mission to change the way the world generates electricity.