Resources for Lent


Inter-religious Working Group on Extractive Industries' Lent 2018 calendar

This calendar invites users to grow closer to creation and to explore the lives of vulnerable communities impacted by extractive industries. Each day of the calendar explores a prayer, activity, or advocacy alert.


Laudato Si'

The encyclical letter of Pope Francis on care for our common home


Poem for Creation Time

By Joe Furphy, Eco-Congregation Ireland's Presbyterian representative


Joint message of Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the World Day of Prayer for Creation

From the Vatican and from the Phanar, on the World Day of Prayer for Creation, 1 September 2017


Forum on Religion and Ecology, Yale University

The Forum on Religion and Ecology is the largest international multireligious project of its kind. With its conferences, publications, and website it is engaged in exploring religious worldviews, texts, and ethics in order to broaden understanding of the complex nature of current environmental concerns.


Cultivating and caring for creation

This 12-part video series by Canada's GreenSpirit TV models a Canadian response to Laudato Si’. The series is co-authored by Archbishop Bolen with the contribution of Canadian religious and lay organisations committed to environmental issues, and each episode is accompanied by a study guide.


Deep Time Walk app

The experience combines science with humanities to help you understand our common evolutionary history with all life, how very ancient our planet is and the geological impact of humanity. We hope it gives a sense of awe and wonder for our beautiful home and inspires care and reverence.


Resources for #Mercy2Earth weekend

#Mercy2Earth weekend is a combined celebration of Earth Day and Mercy Sunday.