Season of Creation

If you have questions, please feel free to contact our Co-Chairs of the Care for Creation Team, Simone Seym and Phil Downey. You may also contact Cathedral staff for the Social Justice Ministries, Norma Canedo or Fr. John Benson.

St. Matthew's Creation Care Team is excited to announce a series of discussions, presentations, and liturgies in celebration of the Season of Creation! 

We will meet virtually on the dates and times listed below, and the sessions will include prayer, listening, conversation and discussion: 

September 1GCCM (Global Catholic Climate Movement) Global Opening Prayer Service Season of Creation 2020 9am - Please join St. Matthew's Care for Creation Team here. Meeting ID: 878 3238 0969. Call in: 301 715 8592. 

September 6Sustainability: The Living Chapel - Inspired by Saint Francis of Assisi and Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’. The First Living Chapel synthesizes natural, artistic, and recycled elements to create a sacred space of serene harmony. 3-4pm - Please join St. Matthew's Care for Creation Team here. Meeting ID: 841 1546 6160. Call-in: 301 715 8592.

September 12: Laudato Si' Retreat: An Introductory Immersion - Hosted by the Global Catholic Climate Movement. Register here, via Zoom, 9am - Noon  

September 13: Laudato Si' Special Prayer Service from the Cathedral St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C., - 3-4pm, to be aired on our parish YouTube Channel. 

September 20Laudato Si': Pollution-Climate Change-Water-Biodiversity-Inequality - 3-4pm - Please join St. Matthew's Care for Creation Team here. Meeting ID: 849 5211 2926. Call-in 301 715 8592.

September 27Laudato Si': Listening to the Cry of the Earth and the Cry of the Poor: People - Planet - Prosperity - Partnership - Peace. Climate Hope in 2020 - 3-4pm - Please join St. Matthew's Care for Creation Team here. Meeting ID: 851 1590 9339. Call-in: 301 715 8592.

October 1: A Just Recovery for North America
Hosted by the Global Catholic Climate Movement. Register here, via Zoom, 9am - Noon 

October 4Feast of St. Francis of Assisi
Let us celebrate St. Francis of Assisi and Laudato Si' - 3-4pm - Please join St. Matthew's Care for Creation Team here. Meeting ID: 845 4372 9864. Call-in: 301 715 8592.