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Entries related to: caring-for-creation

Caring for Creation: Saint Francis, the Patron Saint of Ecology

I believe that Saint Francis is the example par excellence of care for the vulnerable and of an integral ecology lived out joyfully and authentically. He is the patron saint of all who study and work in the area of ecology, and he is also much loved by non-Christians.
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Follower of Saint Francis: Franciscan Joy in the Desert

  The desert can be a dangerous and desolate place, but seven Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity are changing that. They’re bringing the love and joy of God to the Arizona desert through their work at the Gila River Indian Community at St. Peter Indian Mission School.
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Honoring All of Creation

Is anyone else tired of our how polarized and paralyzed our national politics have become? At a time when we desperately need creative leadership from the men and women we elect to office, I long for leaders who govern from the center of their being.
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Caring for Creation on a Budget

 
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Saving the World with Pope Francis

Image: Sean M. Foster. Since his inaugural Mass in March 2013, Pope Francis has frequently reminded a global audience that care for creation is among his highest priorities. In June 2015, he released his long-awaited encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si’ (Praise Be to You), addressing it to “every person living on this planet.”
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