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Posted by Bill Buhl on 9/30/17

The last week of the Season of Creation focuses on the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, whick is celebrated on October 4th.  Gesu celebrates his feast with the Blessing of Pets.  This meditation broadens the focus to the natural world, and uses reflections from the Scriptures of Oct. ... Read More »

Week 4: Christ's Resurrection and Our Call to Serve--Finding God in the Wilderness

Posted by Bill Buhl on 9/23/17

This final week of reflections on Finding God in the Wilderness reflects on actions that reflect St. Francis of Assisi's model of faith.  As in prior weeks, the reflection is a 2 page PDF. 

 

Wk4: Christ's Resurrection & Our Call to Serve

Week 3: Christ's Passion & Death--Finding God in the Wilderness

Posted by Bill Buhl on 9/14/17

Inspired by the Scripture readings for Sunday, September 17, 2017, this reflection follows the pattern of the previous weeks.  It applies the debtor concept to our ecological debt. It also asks us to consider our food waste.  This is a 2 page PDF. 

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Week 2: Following Christ As His Disciples--Finding God in the Wilderness

Posted by Bill Buhl on 9/08/17

Inspired by the Scripture Readings for Sunday, September 10, this reflection focuses on the implications for all of creation as a result of the command to love our neighbor.

This is a two-page adaptation of the Catholic Climate Coalition's Finding God in the Wilderness.  It is formatted as a ... Read More »

Week One--God's Boundless Love Finding God in the Wilderness

Posted by Ms Jane Hammang-Buhl on 9/02/17

Inspired by the Scripture readings for Sunday, September 3, this week's focus calls us us to reflect on God's boundless love.

This is a two page adaptation of the Catholic Climate Coalition's Season of Creation series, Finding God in the Wilderness.  It is formatted as a PDF document. 

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Finding God in the Wilderness Introduction

Posted by Ms Jane Hammang-Buhl on 9/02/17

This single page introduction describes how this prayer service was developed.  It explains the inspiration for its title and offers recommendations for how to pray it each week.  It is a PDF.

Finding God in the Wilderness Introduction

 

Finding God in the Wilderness--complete document

Posted by Bill Buhl on 9/02/17

The Catholic Climate Covenant developed a weekly prayer series, Finding God in the Wilderness, which follows a structure based on the Ignation Spiritual Exercise, the Daily Examen. This prayer resource can be done individually or in a group.  This year, Gesu is offering this an an individual experience. 

The ... Read More »

Season of Creation Resources

Posted by Bill Buhl on 9/02/17

If you would like to learn more about this new celebration in religious communities around the world, here are some websites that you might explore:

 

http://www.letallcreationpraise.org/season-of-creation

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Season of Creation Introduction

Posted by Bill Buhl on 9/02/17

This is the introduction to the Season of Creation that was an insert in the 8/27/17 Gesu Bulletin. The celebration of the Season of Creation is the first event in a yearlong series of programs and other opportunities focused on themes of reconciliation and reparation.  This document is in ... Read More »