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Creative conservation

Inspired by the patron saint of creativity, St Hildegard, Catholic school students from around the State have produced beautiful artworks showing how they can be ‘agents of change’ in today’s world.

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Let justice and peace flow

The Season of Creation is an annual celebration that spans from September 1 (the Day of Prayer for Creation) to October 4 (the Feast of St Francis of Assisi). It is a time when Christians all over the world come together to reflect on the biblical call to care for God's creation and to take action to address environmental issues. Although the ‘celebration’ spans for a month, our call to care for creation is ongoing.


Message for our Earth

In 2015, Pope Francis wrote Laudato Si’, the first papal letter focused on the environment addressed to every person on the planet. In this encyclical, Pope Francis wrote to each of us to share his concerns about the state of our Earth. His message is even more urgent today.


Students buoyed by beach visit

Students from St Augustine’s Parish School at Salisbury headed to the beach last month – some for the first time in their lives – to learn from local residents about the coastal habitat and the importance of ‘caring for our common home’.


Fertile ground for conversion

As the Adelaide Archdiocese celebrates the Season of Creation during September, many school and parish communities are finding innovative ways to heed Pope Francis’ call to care for our common home.