Laudato Si’ Week 2022

This week marks the seventh anniversary of Pope Francis' landmark encyclical on care of creation. This year's anniversary carries the theme of 'Listening and Journeying Together.'In the Resources section of…

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Proclaiming the Beautiful

Art by the Friars The Franciscans have a deep tradition in the arts. Many of our friars create art in various mediums - textiles, pottery, photography, painting, sculpture, and more.The…

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Planting a Tree, Painting a Mural

Holy Cross Retreat Center in Mesilla Park hosted two events for Earth Day. On Friday evening, April 22, about 45 people gathered for an interfaith prayer service to recall the…

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Franciscan Roots and Shoots of Laudato Si

Do Catholic Christians care about non-human creation? What about environmental justice concerns? Who was St. Francis of Assisi, and what does he have to do with Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato…

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Earth Day Celebration in Southern Indiana

The Mount Saint Francis Retreat Center is celebrating Earth Day 2022 on Saturday, April 23rd from 10am to 2pm! There will be exhibits on solar energy, gardening, composting, beekeeping, and…

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Earth Day Celebration

The Holy Cross Retreat Center in Mesilla Park, New Mexico, has a special celebration planned for Earth Day. On Friday, April 22, at 6:30pm an interfaith prayer service will be…

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