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The Season of Creation 1 Sept-4 Oct 2018

The Season of Creation is an annual celebration of prayer and action to protect creation across the globe.  The season begins 1 September, the Day of Prayer for Creation, and runs through to 4 October, the Feast of St Francis of Assisi, who is the patron saint of ecology in several religious traditions. The theme of this year’s celebration is ‘walking together” and will be celebrated by Christian and other faith traditions as brothers and sisters on a pilgrimage of shared reflection and action to better care of creation. Download a message from Pope Francis

On the local scene, Catholic Social Services Victoria are inviting parishes across the Archdiocese of Melbourne to come together to address what steps parishes can take to respond to Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si to improve our care for our common home, the Earth.
This event, taking place during the 2018 Season of Creation, will be held at St Francis Xavier Church, 1087 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill on Saturday 15 September at 9.00 – 1.00 pm.
You are also invited to a series of events at the Mercy Hub during the 2018 Season of Creation. Download further details
Venue: Mercy Hub, 607 Nicholson Street, Carlton North.
Parking: Available on nearby streets.
Registration: Please register with Caroline Vaitkunas at caroline.vaitkunas@mercy.org.au, including dietary requirements 

Catholic Social Services Victoria acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Elders in each of the Communities where we work. Click for our Reconciliation Vision
Cardinal Knox Centre. 383 Albert Street (PO Box 146), East Melbourne Vic 3002
Tel: (03) 9287 5566 Fax: (03) 9287 5567 Email: office@css.org.au
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