September 1, 2017 – World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

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Friday, September 1st is World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, celebrated by the Orthodox Church since 1989 and by the Roman Catholic Church since 2015. It is also the beginning of the Season of Creation, which ends on October 4th, the feast day of St. Francis.

To help you celebrate the Season of Creation we are pleased to share with you the following Covenant-produced resources:

1)  A prayer service series, Finding God in the Wilderness to be used on the four Sundays between Sept. 1st and October 4th.

2) 2017 Feast of St. Francis program, Befriend the Wolf: A Blessing of All Creation, which can be used on October 4th, or any date of your choosing. The Feast of St. Francis program includes a Blessing of the Animals liturgy.

On Friday, September 1st take a moment to appreciate and give thanks for God’s gifts of nature. Join with Christians around the world praying for creation. Together with Pope Francis we, Pray for our common home

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