Care of Creation

Laudate Deum Reflective Reading and Discussion
January/February 2024

  • The Conference Care of Creation Dream Group is offering an opportunity for Presentation people to read, reflect, discuss and discern around the Pope’s Laudate Deum document. This six-week reflective experience will begin on Wednesday, January 3, 2024, and be offered weekly on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Pacific, 12 p.m. Central, 1 p.m. Eastern until the final session on Wednesday, February 7.
  • If you are interested in learning more about this and reading the resources available, go to LAUDATE DEUM.

Prayers from the Care of Creation Dream Group

  • Reflections for 2023 Season of Creation – August – October, 2023
    Maurice Lange, justice contact for the United States Unit of the Union of Presentation Sisters, has prepared eight reflections for the 2023 season of creation. We invite you to read, reflect, act and pray with each reflection.
  • Prayer and Garden Blessing for the Feast of St. Isidore – May 15, 2023
    We call all members of the Presentation family to listen closely to the call of the Earth on the Feast Day of St. Isidore. Our ideas, our work and our prayers will continue to carry the vision of Nano forward by all of us working together and combining our efforts. We invite you to use these prayers and reflections and the holy example of St. Isidore as inspiration to keep moving forward. Remember, when one prays, we all pray!
  • 2023 Earth Day CPS Care of Creation Prayer– April 22, 2023
    The Conference Care of Creation team invites you to pray the prayer above at 12 noon in your respective time zone on April 22, Earth Day! While we might not all be saying the prayer at exactly the same time on Earth Day, our focused presence and pause will be felt.  Say the prayer with a large group or even on your own. Remember, when one prays, we all pray!

Care of Creation Resources

The Care of Creation Dream Group that was created at our 2022 Gathering of Presentation People has shared the following resources:

  • Our Common Home – SEI
  • Laudato Si Movement Prayer Book – download the official Laudato Si’ Movement Prayer Book which features moving prayers from around the globe and will help you and your loved ones experience the ecological conversion that St. Pope John Paul II first mentioned and Pope Francis echoed in Laudato Si’