Care for Creation Ministry

Care for Creation–a message for President Biden

Here is an excerpt from a statement by the Global Catholic Climate Movement. Please check it out on the Care for Creation bulletin board in the Gathering Space.

We will continue to pray for the U.S. and the hundreds of millions of people who will live for generations to come with the decisions that are made today.

We pray that President Biden will take his Catholic faith to heart, hear the cry of the poor, and lead the country wisely.

The next four years begin today. We stand united in our faith and our commitment to protecting the people and place we love.

“Consider that God, your Benefactor, is present in all creatures and in yourself. If you look at every step of the visible creation, in all you will meet God.”
St. Ignatius Loyola

The Care for Creation Ministry is inspired by Pope Francis’s encyclical Laudato Si’ (On Care for Our Common Home).   Using the See-Judge-Act paradigm, this ministry provides resources for parishioners to reflect on God’s Creation; promotes discussion of Church teachings regarding the call to protect Earth and its living creatures; and works to make sure that St. Andrew the Apostle parish observes ecologically sound practices while bringing the message of Laudato Si’ to the larger community.
All are welcome to join!  (contact:  Tom Hinchen,


During the Season of Creation (Sept. 1-Oct 4) we celebrate the marvelous universe that God has created; we convert our ways of thinking and living to place ourselves more in harmony with all of God’s creatures; and we commit ourselves to taking actions to care for our common home, the Earth.

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