Season of Creation

In this Season of Creation, let us bring our common concerns to the Creator. St. Francis grieved at sin and brokenness in all of creation, human and non-human. He was…

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Season of Creation

Change the World with the Courage of the Youth We are in the Season of Creation, and Pope Francis has released a video calling for a return to a simpler…

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Latest News from Little Portion Farm

Great things are happening at Little Portion Farm - harvesting tomatoes, zucchini, cucumbers - new crops of watermelon, cantaloupe, celery, and bush beans are doing very well. The Franciscan Center…

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EarthBeat Highlights Little Portion Farm

Sustainable farms show how Catholics can apply Laudato Sí to their daily lives National Catholic Reporter featured Little Portion Farm in their June 25 report on sustainable farms. Matt Jones,…

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Friar Field Journal No. 1

One of the wonderful aspects of the city of Oxford, England, is the existence of green spots, both cultivated and uncultivated, where nature really comes into her own. The wildlife…

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Wildflower Blessings

June 5, 2021, is World Environment Day. The theme this year is "Ecosystem Restoration." This restoration can take many forms: growing trees, greening cities, rewilding gardens, cleaning up rivers and…

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