Justice and Peace Issues
Oct. 4 Feast of St. Francis
The Feast of St. Francis is celebrated on October 4. St. Francis is the patron saint of animals and the environment and worship inspired by this Feast typically include pet blessings, prayers for environmental protection and conservation, and a call to a lifestyle based in simplicity and service of others.
The Season of Creation comes to a close on the Feast of St. Francis, but action and prayer for our common home continues throughout the year.The Season of Creation Youth Committee will hold a closing event for the Season of Creation on October 4th. Learn more by clicking on this link:https://seasonofcreation.org/event/a-home-and-a-hope-for-the-future/
Test your SEASON of CREATION knowledge by taking this quiz:
- ECOLOGICAL EXAMEN Borrowing from the Ignatian tradition, this is an opportunity for us to reflect on our relationship with Creation. You can download this resource from the Ignatian Solidarity Network EcoExamen–IgnatSolidarity