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Faith Formation: Creation Care Multi-Media

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Video

10 Films to Inspire Your Inner Environmental Superhero by Leigh Fine

Movies have long helped us understand what it means to live on earth and contribute to an ecologically sustainable planet. Here are ten of our favorites.

Still from FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992).

 Hear Matthew Fox in conversation with Alex and Allyson Grey, of the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors, on "Easter, Christ, and Creation Spirituality."

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Pope Francis was joined by nearly 40 global faith leaders for "Faith and Science: Towards COP26". Their signed joint appeal was given to Alok Sharma, president-designate of COP26, and to Luigi Di Maio, Italy’s foreign affairs minister.

“Future generations will never forgive us if we miss the opportunity to protect our common home. We have inherited a garden: We must not leave a desert to our children,” said the written appeal, signed Oct. 4, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of ecology.

See the Catholic News Service write-up here.

View AlJazeera's report here.

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Blogs, Podcasts & Articles

Individuals Are Not to Blame for the Climate Crisis

By Cassandra Roxburgh

We need real solutions that hold corporations liable for their part in the climate crisis.

The fossil fuel industry uses greenwashing and woke-washing to shirk their own responsibility.

Rev. Dr. Cameron Trimble points out the connection between our Mistakes about God and our mistakes about nature - and vice versa.

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Richard Rohr spent a week Contemplating Creation - short, daily devotionals to help us see and develop awareness of our oneness with creation.

Welcoming the Many Names of the Divine Feminine by Matthew Fox highlights how our theology - specifically our inclusion of and appreciation for the Divine Feminine - affects our zeal for and approaches in creation care.

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Climate Change: At-risk Nations Fear Extinction after IPCC Report

Nations vulnerable to climate change have warned they are on the "edge of extinction" if action is not taken.


Podcast Episode 34: "Renewing" with Eileen Flanagan, a nationally-known activist and award-winning spiritual writer from the Quaker tradition whose online courses help peoples' activism more effective and whose work focuses on how to build a spiritually grounded and effective climate justice movement.

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Daily Meditations from Matthew Fox on Creation Spirituality

The Office of Social Justice and Faith Formation Ministries offer this resource to address God's call to care for creation. Ten Ways to Care for Creation includes ideas such as starting an intergenerational gardening project, holding a storytelling series, and much more!

Download this free resource or order printed copies for a small fee at FaithAliveResources.org.

Matthew Fox cites Linda Neale inviting humans to join the Grand Liturgy of the Universe.

Progressive Christianity and The Salt Project present a two-part audio series: The Bible and Climate Change.