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Reflections by Friars: Earth Day

Concern for Creation
By Br. Abel Garcia, OFM
Student friar, Abel Garcia, describes his native country’s struggle to find water

Earth Day
By Br. Karl Koenig, OFM
Br. Karl Koenig reflects on growing significance and meaning of Earth Day in his life

Earth Day 2008 and Franciscan Peacemaking
By Fr. Jacek Orzechowski, OFM
Reflections about Earth Day are shared by a member of the Province’s Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Directorate

Earth Day, Easter and Our Responsibility Toward Creation
By Fr. Stephen DeWitt, OFM
Fr. Stephen DeWitt offers Franciscan ideas on environment

Good Friday and Earth Day: More Than a Coincidence?
By Fr. Jacek Orzechowski, OFM
Seasonal reflection by Jacek Orzechowski describes why confluence of Good Friday and Earth Day may be providential

Teaching Young Adults to Care for Creation
By Fr. John C. Coughlin, OFM
Fr. John C. Coughlin reflects on the friars’ role of teaching future generations to be stewards of creation.