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To encounter the beauty of creation and the Creator through:

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

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Care for Creation


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

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October 22, 2020: Encounter the Beauty Fundraiser

Join us on October 22, the feast day of St. John Paul II, for Creatio's 4th annual fundraiser. The event will be livestreamed on Facebook Live. Contact us now to set up your sponsored watch party!
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February 5-7, 2021 Ski or Snowshoe Backcountry Hut Trip

Embark on an unforgettable backcountry mountain adventure, in the middle of winter. Learn the basics of backcountry travel in wintertime, and enjoy cozy afternoons and evenings sitting by the fire. Hut trips offer something for everyone, come prepared to enjoy friendship and adventure!
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Sept 10-13, 2020: Pilgrimage to El Santuario de Chimayó, NM

Join fellow young adults on this Camino de Chimayó 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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Custom Experience for Your Group

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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Camino de Santiago, Spain – Info Page

Walk with Creatio in the Way of St. James as we spend up to 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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Walk from Assisi to Rome Pilgrimage (Italy) – Info Page

Join Creatio for a trek to one of the world’s most significant pilgrimage sites, Rome. Follow in the footsteps of the great St. Francis of Assisi on his journey to the heart of Christendom. This pilgrimage combines deep Christian spirituality, world history, and mystic adventure into a life-changing experience.
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29Jun 2020

Into the Woods

The blizzard was coming down in full force at this point. I again questioned whether this was a bad idea. After driving several miles on a snowy backroad and my car slipping a couple times, I thought about turning around. But something in me kept me going. By Adam Henrichs, Creatio Executive Director Solo camping! […]

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26Jun 2020

Q: What do we do in a time of trial, strife, injustice, pandemic, [insert here]? A: Go on Pilgrimage

When enemy forces stood at the gates of Europe again and again during the Middle Ages, pilgrimage became the battle cry of the Catholic faithful, from noble to peasant. Young Catholic Non-Profits Respond to the Global Crisis in their own Unique Way – or the Way the Church has always responded, with more than 300 […]

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22Apr 2020

Earth Day Reflection

It is hard to gaze on the majesty of a snow-capped mountain, on the beauty of a sunset, or the subtle glory of a hummingbird and not be captivated with a sense of wonder and awe at the grandeur of the natural world. Catholic Earth Day Reflections   Respect, and yes, even sincere affection for […]