The FSPA direction statement guides us to nurture cosmic awareness, develop right relationships with all of God's creation, and promote sustainability of Mother Earth.
See Sister Lucy on Fox News' Thinking Green News moment (episode 65).
Sister Lucy suggests weekly Advent reflection guide
Hope Essential for Sustainability Praxis by Sister Lucy (pdf)
Sustainability 101 by Sister Lucy Slinger and Raintry Jean Salk (.ppt)
Sustainability at Viterbo by Sister Lucy (.ppt)
Sister Lucy's article Francis of Assisi - The Green Saint
"The natural world is the larger sacred community to which we belong. To be alienated from this community is to become destitute in all that makes us human. To damage this community is to diminish our own existence."
- Fr. Thomas Berry, CP, Ph.D.
Francis of Assisi, patron saint of ecology, lived his life according to the Gospel and in part to be a steward, an advocate, for the heavens and Earth as they reflect God’s love among us. He gave thanks for Brother Son, Sister Moon, Brothers Wind and Air, Brother Fire and Sister Mother Earth in his prayer Canticle of the Creatures: “All praise be yours, my Lord, through all you have made."
An important role of the FSPA is to invite others to learn about and experience God's presence in nature. Using our land resources to model sustainability practices and spirituality for others is a very significant way of continuing FSPA's long-standing tradition of education ministry.
We celebrate God’s presence in all of creation by:
In this section of our website, we present FSPA’s sustainability efforts, partnerships in conservation and personal reflections.
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