What is The Evangelization of Culture?

In his paper “Nature, Culture and the Theology of Reconciliation” delivered for the Creatio Conference in Rio 2013, Alfredo Garcia, a Peruvian Philosopher, stated that “we can affirm that the central problem of mankind in our times rests in the “rupture with reality”.  All of reality is broken, and mankind struggles to relate to it […]

DEEPER ECOLOGY: A CATHOLIC VISION OF THE PERSON IN NATURE

The following is part of an article extracted from Communio 38:4 (winter 2011) 583 – 620 written by Mary Taylor and presented in the frame of the last WYD in Rio de Janeiro PopeBenedict XVI, said during the World Youth Day held in Australia, “Reluctantly we come to acknowledge that there are scars which mark […]

HUMANIZING ECOLOGY

  Strarford and Sophie Caldecott present us a resume of their lecture presented in the frame of WYD held in Rio de Janeiro on July, 2013. This beautiful document have special relevance in the context of the next encyclical about Ecology that our Pope is writing.     Through the pontificates of John Paul II, […]

“NATURE AND CULTURE IN CATHOLIC ENVIRONMENTALISM: ROMANO GUARDINI’S LETTERS FROM LAKE COMO

  Christopher Shannon, in the frame of the last WDY presented us some ideas from Romano Guardini, one of the most profound modern Catholic thinkers, who in 1926 wrote a famous  book called Letters from Lake Como. In this book, Guardini develop a range of questions concerning man’s relation to the natural world, a foundational […]

THE GARDENER’S CHILDREN

This is a beautiful analogy and reflection of André Houssney about biblical stories based on the planet care. In these days close to Christmas Day we must remember that God comes to the world to teach us more about the love for everything that surround us.   “Give a man an acre and he will […]

Canticle of all Creatures

St. Francis of Assisi, whose day was celebrated today, gave us  a great legacy , his love and concern for all creatures, as an expression of God’s love for us. Following  the example of Saint Francis we can get the  reconciliation with creation each day! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlL_gkU89LY]

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