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St. Francis Sunday: Progress in Poland

In celebration of St. Francis Sunday, Global Catholic Climate Movement and Caritas Poland launched a groundbreaking series of events in Poland. The events, called an “ecological awakening,” were carried out simultaneously in four cities: Kraków, Gdańsk, Poznań, and...

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The Cry of “Sister Water”

Prayer service in Barcelona Around the world, the Season of Creation has inspired church leaders to unite in prayerful action for our common home. In Barcelona, Catholic leaders from around Europe gathered at the Llobregat river delta to reflect on the cries of...

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Caring for Creation in Buenos Aires

Educational event in Buenos Aires The future of our common home looked bright as the Season of Creation was celebrated in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Play centers in Bancalari and San Jorge hosted events for children, with the theme “The Earth, Our Common Home.” In these...

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Season of Creation 2018: Walking Together

The spirit of unity and love for God’s creation illuminated Christian communities this Season of Creation. From the coasts of Hawaii to the coasts of New Zealand, from a street settlement in Fiji to bustling central London, people around the world walked together in...

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Praying for Creation in Brazil

Season of Creation gathering in Brazil Committing to care for creation Beauty and joy filled the hearts of the faithful who gathered for a Season of Creation prayer service in São Paulo, Brazil. In the community of Santo André, a small Catholic assembly held a prayer...

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A Prayer Walk for Creation in Portugal

Prayer walk in Portugal This year’s Season of Creation theme, “Walking Together,” came to life in a beautiful prayer service held in Pereira, Portugal. The faithful gathered for a 5-kilometer walk from the Catholic parish of St. Esteban to the Saint Tiago sanctuary,...

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Rise for Climate Action in the Caribbean

Candlelight Climate March History was made in the Caribbean region as the faithful of Trinidad and Tobago took part in their first-ever celebration of the Season of Creation. In their month-long observance of the Season of Creation, Christians in the region journeyed...

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Walking Together in Puerto Rico

Climate March in Puerto Rico As the Season of Creation continues, communities across the globe are uniting in the walk towards better care for creation. In San Juan, Puerto Rico, the Capuchin and secular Franciscan community joined other organizations in a climate...

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Praying with Creation in Nsambya

Laudato Si’ Retreat The Season of Creation inspires many beautiful gatherings of faith communities around the world. In Nsambya, Uganda, the Franciscan community of Our Lady of Angels hosted a Laudato Si’ retreat where people came to learn, pray, and share their...

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Celebrating Creation in Ecuador

Ecumenical Choir of Quito Around the world, people are coming together to celebrate the Season of Creation. In Quito, Ecuador, the Ecumencial Choir made a joyful noise. Musicians, singers, and families gathered at the Metropolitan Park Guanguiltagua of Quito for a day...

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