Category Archives for Care of Creation 2019

Care of Creation Educator’s Guide 2019

Access your Middle School or K-5 Educator's Guide for your classroom by filling out the form below. You will then be directed to a page where you can download a high quality PDF file to print out or

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Students will understand that preserving air quality is a shared responsibility.


Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 OBJECTIVE: Students will be able to:EXPLAIN and give examples of how migration has impacted their lives.UNDERSTAND ways our faith calls us to respond in hope to the

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Come Holy Spirit, breathe in me your beauty and your strength.

Step 1: Pray

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 Litany of SaintsPREPARE a prayer space with the photos of the children who have died in detention centers. Add electric candles and other items to make a prayerful environment.

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What are you doing or what can you do to help protect the air for all people and creation?

Step 2: Make Personal Connections

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 READ the FAITH PERSPECTIVE and NEIGHBORHOOD FOCUS stories.WATCH Sr. Joji’s video. In small groups REFLECT on the following questions: Where are you on

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Sister Joji Fenix provides an ecological tour of her ministry in Panama.

Faith Perspective

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 Ever considered how people from all over the world could affect the air you breathe? In Panama Maryknoll Sister Joji Fenix considers this daily in her ecological work.

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At the center in Panama people learn how to create healthy environment that is centered in God’s love.

Neighbor Focus: Panama

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 “When I arrived in Darien, Panama, 29 years ago I did not know how to take care of the land,” explains Auristela Hernandez as she sits on a bench at the Pastoral Center

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The wind moves the Holy Spirit throughout people’s lives.

Step 3: Explore Scripture and Tradition

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 READ ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:Old Testament: Genesis 2:4-7Life of Jesus: John 20: 19-23Christian Living: Acts 2: 1-4REFLECT: The Hebrew word ruah means “wind,” “breath”

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When it comes to the care of our ‘common home’ we are living at a critical moment in history.

What Does The Church Say?

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 “I find it encouraging that you are proposing an initiative for reducing air pollution. Accepting the urgency, it seems clear to me also that climate change is a problem

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Finding ways to reduce our carbon footprint

Step 4: Take Action

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 Check out the air quality of your area using the Environmental Protection Agency website index.Our Carbon Footprint is the measurement of the amount of carbon dioxide that

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Sister Joji speaks to Horacio regarding there planting trees initiative in Darien Panama.

Raise Your Voice

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 Respond to Sr. Joji’s challenge by planning a tree-planting project. Invite others to help raise funds for the trees, pick the best location, and research the best native

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