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”

All Creatures Great and Small

In Chapter Two of Laudato Si, Pope Francis speaks of Jesus and his absolute love for all of creation: Jesus took up the biblical faith in God the Creator, emphasizing a fundamental truth: God is Father (cf. Mt 11:25). In talking with his disciples, Jesus would invite them to recognize the paternal relationship God hasContinue reading “All Creatures Great and Small”

Feast of Saint Francis

Pope Francis begins his Laudato Si encyclical with the words of Saint Francis of Assisi: “Praise be to you, my Lord, through our Sister, Mother Earth, who sustains and governs us, and who produces various fruit with coloured flowers and herbs”. Saint Francis of Assisi is mentioned twelve times in Laudato Si and one couldContinue reading “Feast of Saint Francis”