Posts filed under: Season of Creation 2019

Today’s readings carry a harsh warning to the complacent. Conversion can come too late. In the context of the current complex ecological and social crisis, time is running out. Are there specific ways you and your community can raise awareness of the urgency and respond to it?...
Successful human life is not measured by wealth or power but by rich relationships and growing personal, social, and ecological harmony. Are you currently living this gospel vision of the “good life?” Is your community? What next steps in integral conversion are possible for you?...
Today’s liturgy challenges the idolatry of wealth and consumption in today’s world while assuring us of God’s forgiveness and readiness to welcome our return, what Pope Francis has called our ecological conversion. And it points us toward the mission that God is offering us despite our past sinfulness....
Jesus challenges his disciples to recognize the significant costs of discipleship. We need to reflect on the elements of the integral ecological conversion we are called to undergo and to preach at this time of crisis. What steps might you take to prepare yourself to embrace this discipleship more fully?...
The 1st Sunday of the SoC calls us to humility before God, in our relationships with each other, and before God’s gift of creation in all its beauty, diversity and complexity. It warns us against competing for human respect and reminds us of God’s special love for the poor....