Our Mission

To encounter the beauty of creation and the Creator through:

Service to the Poor

Get involved! Help improve the lives of the most needy, here in the U.S. or abroad.

Outdoor Adventure

Few things inspire the soul like our Creator's creation.

Mission Trips

Join a trip or organize one for your group. Creatio helps you help around the world.

Environmental Stewardship

Creatio promotes responsible practices in line with Pope Francis' Laudato Si'.

Galápagos Islands Adventure Mission

Galápagos Islands Adventure Mission

July 28 - August 6, 2017 Quito, Ecuador & Galápagos Islands

Get up close and personal with some of the most diverse marine life on the planet while hopping around the Galápagos Islands, snorkeling, and serving the poor in mainland Ecuador!

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Our Impact

Measuring the global footprint of our mission

1,100+ Participants

10 Countries (And Counting!)

75 Adventures, Missions, & Pilgrimages

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Adventures, Pilgrimages, Missions

August 18-20, 2017 Sand Dunes Camping Retreat

Join Creatio for a weekend adventure in the Great Sand Dunes National Park and summit a couple"fourteeners" while contemplating the beauty of the created universe.
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Protected: Lifeteen Pilgrimage on the Appalachian Trail

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June 9-11: Ignatian Adventure Retreat

Join Creatio for a spiritual adventure weekend in the wilderness of Woodland Park, CO (1.5 hours from Denver) following the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius.
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May 18-21, 2017: Young Adult Pilgrimage to El Santuario de Chimayó, New Mexico

El Santuario de Chimayó is a a Catholic pilgrimage site in Northern New Mexico. Enjoy prayer and reflection time, unparalleled natural beauty, and fun with your fellow “peregrinos” (pilgrims) as you make the trek!
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Create a Custom Experience for YOU

Let us create a completely custom experience for you or your group. All our Experiences exist thanks to motivated people seeing a need and wanting to help. Whether that need was within themselves, their communities or around the world, Creatio can help you turn your idea into a reality.
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May 19 – June 3, 2017: Walk this Way….. Camino de Santiago

Walk with Creatio in the Way of St. James as we spend two weeks on pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Walking the Camino interrupts the routine of daily life and helps cultivate a deep interior silence while strengthening your relationship with God and others.
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July 28 – Aug 6, 2017: Galapagos Islands Adventure Mission

Get up close and personal with some of the most diverse marine life on the planet while exploring the Galapagos islands and serving the poor. The planned work project will be building a dining center for the homeless elderly population of the islands.
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July 11-25: Christ in the City Clean Cookstove Adventure Mission to Peru

Clean cookstoves stoves eliminate the fatal health impacts of traditional indoor wood fire cooking. You'll be guided at every step of the build while making a huge difference in the lives of Peruvian villgers. You'll also be trekking through Huascarán National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
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Hiking the Camino through the Lens of the Five Luminous Mysteries

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