As we make our way to the midpoint of Lent, we may need a reminder to slow down and reflect on our journey. To help us draw on the guidance…

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A Clarion Call – Part Two

The mural on the exterior walls of the Pump House Studio at the Mount Saint Francis Retreat Center in Mt. St. Francis, Indiana, was created to honor the launching of…

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Caring for Our Common Home

Installing solar panels at Holy Cross Retreat Center in Mesilla Park, New Mexico Interfaith Power and Light (IPL) interviewed Friar Tom Smith, Director of Holy Cross Retreat Center, for an…

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Midwinter Update

Over the winter, Little Portion Farm's usual monthly newsletter takes a break since the farm is much quieter in the colder months. Yet in the midpoint between the winter and…

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Interfaith Perspectives on Ecology

On January 20th, the DC Abrahamic House hosted a virtual gathering to explore what various faith traditions teach about humanity's responsibility to care for creation. Secular Franciscan Ms. Kelly Moltzen,…

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Friar Field Note No. 1
Photo from NCR article by Melissa Cedillo (Courtesy of Josh Burg)

Friar Field Note No. 1

This past November, an NCR EarthBeat Article “More than 250 people fast in solidarity with climate hunger strikers in DC” featured our very own: friar Cristofer Fernández, OFM Conv. In…

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