Our contemporary culture seems to suggest that free time should be spent in mindless entertainment or in rest for the purpose of being more productive later. However, leisure can put us deeper in touch with creation and our Creator when set aside for contemplative wonder.
Posts in Creation
The California drought is an opportunity to examine how meat-heavy diets cause a strain to our water supply.
Catholics are called to care for creation and the marginalized. How does eating fish fit into this exhortation?
Netflix’s new documentary “Seaspiracy” has lots of problems. A Jesuit marine biologist offers his take.
The Catholic Church condemns animal cruelty. Does our consumption of animal products violate this teaching?
On Sunday, Pope Francis released the third encyclical of his papacy entitled “Fratelli Tutti,” on fraternity and social friendship. An encyclical is one of the highest ranking documents from a Pope. In this lengthy letter, he offers critiques of populism, neoliberalism, and militarized borders. He restates a rejection of the death penalty. He calls on all people to recognize and live out our common fraternity. Read this article for a complete overview.
As Catholics we are called to care for our common home. A Pigouvian tax on the negative externality of carbon emissions is a systemic stem toward that care.
Gardening does not need to be about perfection; it can help us remember that God is the one who is in control.
In this strangest of Easter seasons, what do “Tiger King” and the resurrection of Christ have in common?
In “Querida Amazonia” Pope Francis amplifies the voice of Amazonian peoples and reminds the world to treat the Amazon with love.