Time for Creation 2017

A useful resource to explore Pope Francis’ letter in our own landscape, for personal or group reflection , “A Readers’ Guide to Laudato Si” by Thomas Reese s.j. NCR Readers guide to Laudato Si

‘Time for Creation’/ Am Cruthaithe  is now the high point of the year’s activities celebrating CREATION in the Diocese of Kerry.blackberries

The Season of Creation, running yearly between September 1 and October 4, is that time of the year when 2.2 billion Christians are invited to pray and care for creation.

Here are wonderful Resources from the Catholic Bishops Conference

Here’s a link to  Gospel Reflections  

This year, 2017 the theme is Cherishing God’s Gift of FoodGabh buíochas le Dia as tabhartas an bídh 

Three events have been organised by the JPIC Committee

September 1st: World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation (Town Park, Tralee, 6.45pm)

September 12thReducing Food Waste and Composting…Some Simple Ways with Donal O’Leary, JPII Centre, Killarney 8pm

September 28th: Being Creative with Leftovers’… Cookery Demonstation with Mark Doe.St. Brendan’s, Tralee 8pm.

Laudato Si’ On Care for our Common Home, the encyclical of Pope Francis is now our guiding document as we respond to his urgent call to care for this ‘common home’.

CLICK HERE for full document.

CLICK HERE to learn more about Laudato Si’ (then scroll down)

1st September: World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation