Season of Creation 2020 - Sept 1 to Oct 4
The Season of Creation is an annual ecumenical celebration of prayer and action to protect our common home. It takes place from 1 September – the World Day of Prayer for Creation – to 4 October – the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. Christians of all traditions are invited to take part by organizing prayer services, community litter clean-ups, or advocacy actions.
This year’s Season of Creation takes place within the context of the special Laudato Si’ Anniversary Year, which Pope Francis opened on Sunday, 24 May. The Year coincides with the 5th anniversary of his encyclical.
Min Wullem shares why he loves Finding God in Nature
This year is the 5th anniversary of the publication of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’. It was published on 24 May 2015. Now is an opportune time to review what has happened over that time.
I was born in the Netherlands the year WWII ended. The city where I was had been totally destroyed by the Germans. My father spent most of the war hiding in cellars or lofts, only coming out to attempt to find food after dark. If he had been caught it would have meant one of the harsh working camps for him. READ MORE...
Laudato Si: Five Years on
A reflection from Dr Kevin Treston
Five years ago, on 20th May 2015, Pope Francis published his encyclical letter: Laudato si: on care for our common home. Although previous popes had written about the environment, this was the first encyclical devoted exclusively to humanity’s place in creation
An enduring image for me during the COVID-19 era is the expressed wonder of a person in northern India, turning to the media camera and pointing to the snow capped Himalayan mountains exclaiming, ‘Look, the mountains, no pollution, the first time I’ve ever seen them!’ READ MORE...
Written to his brothers and sisters of the world, Pope Francis’ encyclical has been applauded by both spiritual and scientific leaders. As the world lives through historical events, Laudato Si’ teaches us how to build a better world–together as we become increasingly aware of the interconnectedness of all things. READ Laudato Si' ...
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COVID-19 Update: All scheduled retreats are postponed until further notice.The Faber Centre also offers Individually Guided Retreats for 2, 4 or 6 days, Weekend Retreats, and Day Retreats, adapted always for people in different situations and their diverse needs.
A mini-retreat for busy people. Each month we experience a taste of the First Spiritual Exercises.
In a sacred space, we combine creative arts with Ignatian Spirituality in contemplative prayer.
The Full Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius of Loyola are a threefold process of Prayer – Reflection – Conversation.
This is a 1, 3 or 5 day silent retreat individually directed in the Ignatian tradition to recognise God's action in your life.
Spend some time reflecting, listening and learning guided by spiritual directors on a Quiet Saturday.
Advent and Lent Retreats are preached retreats in the Ignatian tradition to prepare oneself for a more prayerful celebration.