A Peace Prayer for the Privileged

I had the privilege of attending Father Dan Horan’s powerful Racial Justice workshop this past Saturday with 400 other attendees. I am also reading Father Dan’s book, A White Catholic’s Guide to Racism and Privilege. I may have more to say on the topic later, but for now I want to share this inspiring prayerContinue reading “A Peace Prayer for the Privileged”

Earth Day NW Seattle Neighborhood Cleanup

Please join the Saint Francis of Assisi ministry at St John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Seattle in celebrating Earth Day on Saturday, April 24 and helping to clean up our neighborhood. We will gather in the school parking lot near the North school entrance at 9am, departing at 9:15 for the target of ourContinue reading “Earth Day NW Seattle Neighborhood Cleanup”

A life on our planet

I just finished watching a powerful documentary on Netflix that I wanted to share with you and urge you to watch as well. The name of the film is David Attenborough: A life on our planet. In this 1 hour and 23 minute documentary, David Attenborough, who was 93 years old when it was filmed,Continue reading “A life on our planet”

A Time to Rest

We are in the midst of the Season of Creation, where Christians all over the world celebrate creation, God’s gift to us all.  This week I’d like to share another section of Pope Francis’ Season of Creation message: In his wisdom, God set aside the Sabbath so that the land and its inhabitants could restContinue reading “A Time to Rest”

Make the Pledge!

Pope Francis has called us to sign the Laudato Si pledge. By signing the pledge, you are pledging to be part of the solution and that you will… • Pray for and with creation• Live more simply• Advocate to protect our common home.