Season of Creation Week 5

We are now in the final week of the Season of Creation, that time in the church calendar, where we focus on God’s creation and how we can work to care for it. During week 1, I asked you to consider your banking and investments and how your money is being used to work forContinue reading “Season of Creation Week 5”

Season of Creation Week 4

We are now in week four of the Season of Creation, that time in the church calendar, where we focus on God’s creation and how we can work to better take care of it. During week 1, I asked you to consider your banking and investments and how your money is being used to workContinue reading “Season of Creation Week 4”

Season of Creation Week 3

September marks the end of summer and summer vacation for school children. September also is the month of the Season of Creation, that time of the church year to focus on creation and ask ourselves what more we can do to take care of it. The flipside of creation is climate change which is impactingContinue reading “Season of Creation Week 3”

Season of Creation Week 2

The 2022 Season of Creation started on September 1st and continues until the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi on October 4th. The Season of Creation is a time to focus on creation and ask ourselves what more we can do to take care of it. This year, we are asked to “listen to theContinue reading “Season of Creation Week 2”

Season of Creation

The 2022 Season of Creation starts this week on September 1st and continues until the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi on October 4th. The first day of the season has also been designated as the World Day of Prayer for Creation as Pope Francis proclaimed: Each year, particularly since the publication of the EncyclicalContinue reading “Season of Creation”

Season of Creation Wrap Up

With the celebration of the feast day of Saint Francis of Assisi on October 4, the Season of Creation has come to a close. I think I can safely say that this years’ Season of Creation was our biggest and best so far. We started with a reflection on the Season of Creation that IContinue reading “Season of Creation Wrap Up”

Season of Creation Week 5: Educate Yourself and Talk about Climate Change!

We are in the fifth week of the Season of Creation. Last week the theme was “Ditch the Plastic”; this week the theme is “Educate yourself on climate change and then start talking about it.” Climate change fundamentally starts with science. And you’d be best served by getting climate change science from: need I sayContinue reading “Season of Creation Week 5: Educate Yourself and Talk about Climate Change!”

Season of Creation Week 4: Ditch the Plastic

We are in the fourth week of the Season of Creation. Last week the theme was using “eat for the planet”; this week the theme is “From Single-use to Multi-use.” So why is plastic such a big deal if you recycle your plastic? Well, first there is the carbon footprint of manufacturing plastic. Hint: itContinue reading “Season of Creation Week 4: Ditch the Plastic”

Season of Creation Week 2: Using Less Energy

As I mentioned last week, Pope Francis and leaders of other churches throughout the world, have declared the time between September 1 and October 4 as the Season of Creation. This year, Pope Francis, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, and Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, issued a historic joint statement which calls on all Christians and theirContinue reading “Season of Creation Week 2: Using Less Energy”

Season of Creation

September marks the end of summer and back to school. September also marks the start of the Season of Creation. September 1st is also the World Day of Prayer for Creation as Pope Francis has proclaimed: Each year, particularly since the publication of the Encyclical Laudato Si’, the first day of September is celebrated byContinue reading “Season of Creation”