Tag: Creation

Pope to teachers: Help kids live with care for all of creation

Pope to teachers: Help kids live with care for all of creation

| Carol Glatz | January 5, 2018 | 1 Comment

A green lifestyle must be consistent and complete, driven by a love for God the creator and all of his creation, the pope said in a speech Jan. 5 to the Italian Association of Catholic Teachers, which held its national congress in Rome in early January.

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What do we love?

What do we love?

| Deacon Michael Nevin | October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Many years ago, my wife decided to do some interior decorating in our home, and stenciled the “Great Commandment” from the Gospel of Matthew on the walls of our stairway: “You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul and with all your mind. You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

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St. Francis statue brings new life to old tree in West St. Paul

St. Francis statue brings new life to old tree in West St. Paul

| Susan Klemond | October 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

The statue, accompanied by a carved owl, is giving the couple, parishioners at St. Joseph in West St. Paul, the opportunity to tell neighbors, dog walkers and others passing their Smith Avenue home about the 13th-century Italian saint, whom some don’t recognize.

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Pope proposes care for creation as a new work of mercy

Pope proposes care for creation as a new work of mercy

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Calling for concrete actions that benefit human life and the environment, Pope Francis proposed adding the care and protection of creation to the traditional list of corporal and spiritual works of mercy.

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Annual Rural Life Sunday Mass celebrates farming, creation, community

Annual Rural Life Sunday Mass celebrates farming, creation, community

| Clare Kolars | June 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kay Keller hopes one takeaway will be a realization that Catholics, both rural and urban, should care about each other as a family. “It’s a way to help city folks remember rural life still exists and to give them an opportunity to come and see a farm,” she said. “Mass is a bonus.”

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Stewardship of creation begins at home

Stewardship of creation begins at home

| Chiara Dowell | June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the spring of 2014, my husband and I sold our 40-acre grass farm in southwest Wisconsin where we raised cheviot sheep. I still remember the moment I realized we were going to buy our current “river’s edge garden farm.” It was not exactly love at first sight of the 100-year-old farm house and overgrown six-acre lot.

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New director helps tell story of Asmat artisans

New director helps tell story of Asmat artisans

| November 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Gallery in the University of St. Thomas’ Anderson Student Center is home of the American Museum of Asmat Art, a legacy of the Crosier missionaries who helped to bring Catholicism to the Asmat people in Papua New Guinea.

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Environmental debates need prudence, principles

Environmental debates need prudence, principles

| Jason Adkins | July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Americans are more conscious than ever of their responsibility to be good stewards of the environment. Years of successful public relations campaigns and the work of tireless activists have ensured that protecting Creation is at the forefront of public discourse.

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Sisters of St. Joseph grow food and community on campus through common work on common night

Sisters of St. Joseph grow food and community on campus through common work on common night

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the community garden supported by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, gardeners strategically place plants where they grow best and most benefit the garden.

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