Feast of St. Francis 2017; Befriend the Wolf: Blessing all God's Creation

2017's Feast of St. Francis program, "Befriend the Wolf: Blessing All God’s Creation", is an invitation to follow St. Francis’ example and open our hearts to all of creation. This webinar unpacks the story of the Wolf of Gubbio as a wonderful and useful metaphor to harmonize our relationship with God's Creation in our modern lives. It also discusses how the 2017 Feast of St. Francis program can be used in your parish, school, and faith community to foster that relationship. Whether you are already planning to use the 2017 Feast of St.

Scripture

In the beginning, when God created the heavens and the earth— and the earth was without form or shape, with darkness over the abyss and a mighty wind sweeping over the waters— Then God said: Let there be light, and there was light. God saw that the light was good.

Know the Creator Through Creation, 2017

April 22, 2017 marks the 47th 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 Earth Day and to embrace our call as Catholics to increase awareness of care for creation and climate change issues. This Earth Day program should be seen as the beginning of an educational campaign to increase creation care and climate literacy within our parishes, schools, and religious communities.

Religion has nothing to say about climate change, right?

Katharine Hayhoe is a renowned atmospheric scientist, climate change communicator, and devout Christian. She is the director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University. 

Global Weirding is produced by KTTZ Texas Tech Public Media and distributed by PBS Digital Studios. New episodes every other Wednesday at 10 am central. Brought to you in part by: Bob and Linda Herscher, Freese and Nichols, Inc, and the Texas Tech Climate Science Center.

Interviews and Public Speaking 101

Interview and public speaking can seem intimidating, but they’re both critical avenues for bringing your message to a wider audience. The key to acing an interview or speech is preparation: know your messages, know your facts, and know your audience. The better you know who your target audience is, the better you can shape your messaging to appeal to that group of people through whatever medium you’re using.

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