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Faith Informing Science: A Catholic Approach to Climate Change

“Understanding is the reward of faith. Therefore, seek not to understand that you may believe, but believe that you may understand.” - St. Augustine of Hippo The scientific data and number of studies concerning climate change are overwhelming. There are climate change deniers and advocates. There are thousands of theories about what’s going wrong (or [...]

Polycarp’s Paradigm on Creatio’s Adventure Mission to Huaraz, Peru

Giving drink to the thirsty! Hear the reflections on a recent Creatio Adventure Mission to Huaraz, Peru by Eric Robinson of Polycarp’s Paradigm. Eric shares on what lead him to join Creatio on this mission and his encounter with Christ through his fellow missionaries and the locals. Ever wonder why we are called to mission? […]

The Call to Catholic Environmental Stewardship

  “Praise be to you, my Lord, through all your creatures” – St. Francis Whether as a student in environmental studies or a lay Catholic trying to navigate the current social climate, there are some days that I just look at the colossus of environmentalism and doubt where to start. From the extremely political messages […]

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 […]

Adam Goes Off The DEEP End With EWTN Host Bear Woznick

Recently our Executive Director was a guest on Bear Woznick’s Deep Adventure Radio Show.  They talk about all kinds of things, explore God’s wild side, the creation and evolution of trails, and other topics you won’t want to miss. Big thanks to Bear for the thought-provoking interview! If you’re a regular podcast listener, Adam’s episode […]

Why Are We Ecologists? by Pablo Martinez de Anguita

The last two posts addressed the problem of “nature deficit disorder” and how participation in outdoor education and nature activities can facilitate an interest and appreciation for God’s creation. A next step from that appreciation is to develop a stewards contemplation for action often called being an “ecologist”.  Here is where our faith can provide […]

Bridging the Chasm Between a Two Dimensional Existence to a Three Dimensional Life by Sandy Harem

In our last post (Nature Deficit Disorder and Stewardship: Crisis in Creation), the problem of nature deficit and exercise deficit disorders and their relationship to a lack of a stewardship ethic was discussed concluding with the notion that faith based outdoor education can be viewed as a solution. Given that, what is that outdoor educational […]

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