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Join Creatio on a 10th Mountain Division Hut Trip near Aspen , CO

February 2-4, 2019 Aspen, CO

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17Jan 2019

Integrating Service, Mission, Adventure and Creation with Ricardo Simmonds and Bridge Builder Podcast

Our founder, Ricardo Simmonds, was recently featured in the “Bridge Builder Podcast,” a podcast by the Minnesota Catholic Conference which connects faith and politics. Here he talks about integral ecology and how the environment and evangelization work together. Ricardo also shares about his faith and his experience of living Pope Benedict XVI’s principle that “faith grows by […]

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07Nov 2018

The Water’s Edge

Creatio Leadership Summit, August 2018 By Jarrod Kinkley In his book “We Stood Upon Stars” Roger W. Thompson retells a series of stories that reminisce about adventures he had undertaken during various stages in his life. These range from riding on the back of a Harley with his grandfather through the Rockies to backpacking with his friends […]

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20Feb 2018

God Moments on a Creatio Hut Trip in Colorado

2018 Creatio Hut Trip By: Katie M. Come, Holy Spirit Come… As I begin to write this blog before Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, I am overcome with joy and excitement at the fact of being able to share how Christ worked in my heart and my life through the 2018 Creatio Betty Bear Hut […]



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