World Day of Prayer for Creation September 1st Established by Pope Francis
Season of Creation
The Season of Creation has a special significance for the Catholic Church since Pope Francis established 1 September as an annual “World Day of Prayer” for the care of Creation.
The Season of Creation is celebrated throughout the Christian world from 1 September to 4 October, the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi.
These resources will serve as a follow-up to the historic visit of Pope Francis and an introduction to his landmark encyclical Laudato Si’: On Care for our Common Home.
Resources for the Season of Creation 2019 from the Laudato Si Working Group
- An introduction to the Season of Creation and a Prayer Service for 1 September 2019. This could be used for a prayer service in a parish or an ecumenical gathering or even as part of the opening of the new school year. 1. Resources for Sunday Eucharists 2019
- Resources for the Sundays between 1 September and 4 October 2019, including a Penitential Service, Homily Notes, Prayer of the Faithful, a post-Communion Reflection, and some words for use at the Dismissal at the end of Mass. 2. Week Day Prayer Service for 2019-3-1
- Resources for the Feast of Saint Francis on 4 October 2019. 3. Prayer Service 4th October 2019
- An outline of practical actions that parishioners might take during the Season of Creation. 4. Practical Actions 2019
- Trócaire Blessing of the Land resource for Creation Time 2019
These resources have been prepared by the Laudato Si’ Working Group of the Bishops’ Council for Catechetics.
Prayer for Creation from Laudatio Si’
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