Peace & Justice

This is the blog of the Commission on Peace and Justice for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, New York.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Stewardship of the Earth

From the National Catholic Rural Life Council:

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Green Bay has created a stewardship of creation resource packet designed for pastors, parish directors, and parish committees as they prepare to celebrate Earth Day (April 22) with the Pledge of St. Francis to Protect Creation and the Poor.

The resource "Blessed Are you, Lord, God of All Creation" was created to honor Earth Day and to empower parishes to get involve in the Catholic Climate Covenant. The Stewardship of Creation resource "focuses on providing information and opportunities for parish communities and individual households to evaluate their use of God's gifts and to encourage them to become better stewards of creation," according to Br. Steve Herro, O. Praem., director of social concerns. Visit