Laudato Si

The Gaze of Jesus
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The Gaze of Jesus

The Gaze of Jesus When I first read Laudato Si, my heart anchored within the section, “The Gaze of Jesus”. Perhaps this is because I, too, find myself ‘gazing’ more than at other moments in...

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12 Jul 2018
Mother Nature
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Mother Nature

It helps now and then to step back and have a long view……………. “Pointing to the cracks in the planet that we inhabit as well as the human causes of environmental degradation.”  Laudato Si (Page...

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16 May 2018
Reflection
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Reflection

The psalms frequently exhort us to praise God the Creator “for his steadfast love endures forever”. They also invite other creatures to join us in this praise: “Praise him, sun and moon, praise him all...

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16 May 2018
Our Vulnerable World
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Our Vulnerable World

“War always does grave harm to the environment and to the cultural riches of the people, risks which are magnified when one considers nuclear arms and biological weapons” Laudato Si’ 56-57  I am writing this...

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25 Apr 2018
Living Laudato Si
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Living Laudato Si

The encyclical Laudato Si was publicized for everyone on the planet on June 18, 2016.  The title means “Praise be to You,” invites everyone to care for our Common Home that God has given us....

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25 Apr 2018
Water is Life
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Water is Life

Water is precious, essential for our life, nature, animals. and all of God’s creation. Let us give thanks to God for water so precious and scarce for many. Each drop so small but is life...

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26 Mar 2018
The Garden of the World
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The Garden of the World

St. Francis faithful to the Scripture, invites us to see nature as a magnificent book in which God speaks to us and grants us a glimpse of his infinite beauty and goodness. Laudato Si, paragraph...

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02 Mar 2018
Resurrection Hope
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Resurrection Hope

The waters of the ocean are polluted with micro beads, plastic bags and other rubbish from our excess. In more recent days these same waters are choked with the bodies of our brothers and sisters...

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23 Feb 2018
Climate Change
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Climate Change

When I think of the beautiful scenery which I have been privileged to see, I am filled with a sense of wonder and joy. With gratitude I ask the Lord to watch over His creatures...

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05 Feb 2018
Plant a Tree!
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Plant a Tree!

The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2004, Pro. Wangari Mathai, has left Kenya and indeed the whole world an example of how to grow towards sustainable development, democracy, and peace. Her idea gave...

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22 Jan 2018
Our Common Home
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Our Common Home

Earlier this year the sisters, students and priests of the Vincentian Family in Chanzo and De Paul, inspired by Laudato Si, decided to clean and clear the “De Paul” river as a sign and symbol...

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14 Jan 2018