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Season of Creation in Panama City

“The climate is a common good, belonging to all and meant for all.” (Pope Francis, Laudato Si’) Volunteers participating in a World Climate Action Day demonstration in Panama City Volunteers gather used vegetable oil to help promote the benefits of recycled biofuels....

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Ecumenical Prayer Service for the Season

at prayer service To open the Season of Creation, an ecumenical prayer service, “Walking together to COP24,” was held in Assisi. This event brought together representatives of the Vatican, the World Council of Churches, the Anglican Communion, the Ecumenical...

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Oct 4: St. Francis Prayer Service Online

Please join us for a Feast of St. Francis prayer service. Christian and environmental leaders from around the globe will come together for a time of prayer and reflection to celebrate the closing of the Season of Creation. October 4 9:00 AM Eastern (please see your...

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Anglican Perspective on the Season

There is an African proverb that says “if you want to go fast, go alone: if you want to go far–go together.” The Season of Creation has grown exponentially over the last few years as Christians from around the world have decided to walk together. We are fellow...

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Day of Prayer for Creation

September 1 is the World Day of Prayer for Creation and the start of the Season of Creation. This day of prayer was established by Patriarch Dimitrios I for the Orthodox in 1989, and was  then embraced by major Christian European churches in 2001 and by Pope Francis...

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Follow prayer service online

To celebrate the day of prayer and open the Season of Creation, ecumenical leaders are holding a prayer service in Assisi, the city of St. Francis. Leaders from across Christian traditions will speak, including Fr. Bruno-Marie Duffé of the Dicastery for Promoting...

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Joint Prayer Service in Assisi

To open the Season of Creation, leaders of Christian traditions are uniting to issue a joint declaration and hold a joint prayer service. Live streaming will be provided starting August 31. The list of participants is here and a flyer with more details is here. The...

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Season of Creation Resources

The Season of Creation is celebrated worldwide by thousands of Christians each year. To support our prayers and action for the environment, Christian communities have created a wealth of worship resources.  From liturgical guides to prayer services to eucharistic...

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Season of Creation Spotlight: Sulmona-Valva, Italy

For the Season of Creation, the diocese of Sulmona-Valva, a small community in central Italy, is organizing a conference to help the whole community respect and care for Creation. At the event, speakers on Laudato Si’ and climate change will share the message that...

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Rise resources

Pope Francis called for “citizen presence” around the Global Climate Action Summit, an international gathering of nonstate actors committed to solving the climate crisis, taking place in San Francisco, California. Citizen presence will come to life on September 8, the...

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