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”
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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”
Laudato Si in NW Catholic
Paul Litwin’s article on the climate crisis was published on the Northwest Catholic (the official news magazine and website of the Archdiocese of Seattle) website on the Global Climate Strike day, September 20, 2019.
Happy Mother’s Day
Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers out there. What does Mother’s Day have to do with climate change and sustainability? Actually, a lot. All mothers want to leave a better world to their children and grandchildren. This is why many mothers support action for climate change and many of those people active in the climateContinue reading “Happy Mother’s Day”
Pope Francis meets 16-year old climate activist Greta Thunberg
Nice article in the National Catholic Reporter entitled Two generations, one prophetic call for climate justice.
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.
Our Next Meeting Scheduled for Monday, April 15
The second meeting of the Saint Francis of Assisi group will be held the evening of April 15 in the Admin Building at 7pm. We agreed at the last meeting that we would all strive to read Pope Francis’ encyclical entitled Laudato Si – On Care for our Common Home. You can download or readContinue reading “Our Next Meeting Scheduled for Monday, April 15”
Laudato Si – Praise be to you
The group will be exploring the Encyclical Letter of the Holy Father Pope Francis “On care for our Common Home” — Laudato Si. We encourage all members to read this very important document. Click here to read or download Laudato Si. “LAUDATO SI’, mi’ Signore” – “Praise be to you, my Lord”. In the wordsContinue reading “Laudato Si – Praise be to you”