August 30, 2015

World Day of Prayer for Care for Creation: 1 September

Pope Francis has just declared 1 September to be an annual 'World Day of Prayer for Care for Creation', 'a precious opportunity to renew our personal participation in this vocation as custodians of creation'.  Read more here

The GCCM (Global Catholic Climate Movement) will be offering weekly reflections and a webinar series during the Season of Creation. More information can be found here

1 September to 4 October is celebrated as Time for Creation (World Council of Churches) or The Season of Creation.

'The prayer for the earth' from Laudato Si' is a suggested prayer for this day. English here (PDF). Spanish here (PDF).

There are many resources that can be drawn on for prayer/reflection/information/action. Among these are the following:

United Church of Canada
World Council of Churches
A Catholic Season of Creation (Columbans)
Let All Creation Praise
Seasons of the Spirit
• Christian Ecology Link
European Christian Environment Network
Churches Together in Britain and Ireland

Messages to: Mary Reynolds rsm - Executive Director MIA

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