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Care for God's Creation

In Memory of Berta Cáceres (English and Spanish) , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

Berta Cáceres was murdered in 2016 for her outspoken advocacy as she sought environmental justice for her indigenous people in Honduras; this prayer remembers her sacrifice. Copyright © 2017, Educat...more

Film Discussion Guide: The Burning Season: The Chico Mendes Story , by: Anna Misleh

Chico Mendes was a Brazilian rubber tapper, trade union leader, environmentalist, and martyr. This film highlights Mendes’s work to end the destruction of the Amazonian rain forest and to organize t...more

Thomas Berry: One With the Universe , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer service includes prayers, quotes, and questions that invite us to reflect on the life and words of Thomas Berry, C.P. Through this reflection, participants are challenged to think more dee...more

Creating Concerned Citizens of the Planet Earth , by: Margaret Swedish

Creative Voice Margaret Swedish (author, activist, and founder of the “Spirituality and Ecological Hope” project at the Center for New Creation) thoughtfully reveals the richness in the meaning of...more

Prayer for the Feast of St. Kateri Tekakwitha (July 14) , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

St. Kateri Tekakwitha is the first Native American saint and the patroness of ecology and the environment. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

Gardeners of the Earth: Caring for Our Common Home , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

To celebrate World Environment Day on June 5, this litany lifts up 16 “gardeners of the earth,” both those who have gone before us and those in our midst, who recognize the sacredness of the natur...more

Catholic Social Thought and Canaries in the Coal Mine , by: Fred Kammer, S.J.

Fr. Fred Kammer revisits Pope Francis's recent encyclical to focus on the connection between the environment and those in poverty in this resource, which has reflection questions, a prayer, and action...more

Caring for Our Common Home Calendar (June 2016) , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

To celebrate World Environment Day on June 5, this creative calendar includes suggested reflections and actions for each day during the month of June. Copyright © 2016 Education for Justice, a projec...more

Earth Day

This toolbox is a compilation of resources pertaining to Earth Day and the CST theme of care for God’s creation. 1. Artistic Reflection: Reflecting with Laudato Si’ 2. Bulletin Insert: Care for Cr...more

Care of Our Common Home , by: Maureen Foltz, C.C.

This litany touches on many issues that affect all of us in our common home and invites each of us to act on behalf of the poorest in our global society. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a pr...more
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