Suggested Prayers to Reflect on Creation, offered up by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is a collection of reflective and petition prayers for individual or group practice.
Suggested Scriptures and Hymns to Reflect on Creation, by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is a collection of verses and hymns for use in specific masses, or in individual or small-group study.
10 Ways Your Parish Can Make a Difference, by the Catholic Climate Covenant is a comprehensive guide to a greener faith community, outlining simple steps your parish can take to help halt climate change.
Table Grace in a World Struggling with Climate Change is a prayer of thanksgiving offered up from World Vision, urging Christians to look away from our selfish lifestyles and acknowledge the bounty that God has given us. It can be viewed here.
Intercessions on the Care of Creation, by the Sisters of Mercy is a bi-lingual prayer adapted from Pope Francis's encyclical, Laudato Si'.
Transition to Renewable Energy Sources, by Joan Brown and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious highlights the critical role that alternative, clean energy plays in the battle to stop climate change. In addition to the author's personal experiences with renewable energy, this guide contains key action steps for all. It can be viewed here.
From the Catholic Climate Covenant, RENEW International, and GreenFaith, Creation at the Crossroads is a small-group resource for studying and internalizing the message of Laudato Si'. Focusing on Pope Francis's message of love as the most potent tool for action, this study guide is a motivational call to action. It can be viewed here.
April 22, 2016 marks the 46th anniversary of Earth Day, a secular celebration that many faith communities have incorporated into their annual calendars. This year, we join with the Earth Day Network to celebrate “Trees for the Earth.”