Peru Adventure Mission, 2019 By Paulina Cherabie It was that time of morning; the air was still, the roosters were crowing, and the village hadn’t woken up yet. I felt the sun on my skin, smelled the crisp air of the Andes and beheld the majesty of the golden mountains encompassing the school we were […]
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 […]
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 […]
Our partners at Benedictine College have launched a service learning department to integrate classroom lessons into real-life experience through service to the poor. Brilliant! They asked us for our thoughts on this and our recent mission to the Peruvian Andes, and the story is now live. Check it out! https://www.benedictine.edu/academics/service-learning/newsletter/2017/12-08/importance
Recently we had the pleasure of leading a trip along the Appalachian Trail. We started at Springer Mountain, the place where thru-hike dreams are most often launched, Unlike the thru-hikers, we were only on the trail for a few days, on our way to Camp Hidden Lake and the Life Teen Encounter Atlanta retreat. All […]
Bear and Creatio are at it again! Our Missions and Adventures Director was a guest on Bear’s Woznick’s Deep Adventure radio show. Ever wonder what it’s like on the Camino de Santiago? Hear Kevin’s experience walking about 600 miles of it and the role the mysticism of the Camino played in reinvigorating his faith. If […]
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 […]
There is a fascinating recent interview with Patrick Moore, the founder of Greenpeace and now one of its most vehement critics. See the full article here. Below some of the highlights.