Dare to Care

Dare to Care! represents news and actions you can take regarding the province's five commitments!

Dare to Care - Then to Act

Dare to Care - August 5th 2022

84. Our insistence that each human being is an image of God should not make us overlook the fact that each creature has its own purpose. None is superfluous.

Dare to Care - July 29th 2022

83. The ultimate destiny of the universe is in the fullness of God, which has already been attained by the risen Christ, the measure of the maturity of all things.

Dare to Care - July 22nd 2022

Laudato Si action platform logo82. Yet it would also be mistaken to view other living beings as mere objects subjected to arbitrary human domination.

Dare to Care - July 15th 2022

81. Human beings, even if we postulate a process of evolution, also possess a uniqueness which cannot be fully explained by the evolution of other open systems.

Dare to Care July 8th 2022

“The Holy Spirit can be said to possess an infinite creativity, proper to the divine mind, which knows how to loosen the knots of human affairs, including the most complex and inscrutable”. Read this week's Laudato Si reflection, read Cardinal Cupich's statement on the shooting in Highland, Park, read a NYT piece on DACA, and take time to consider the stark difference in the police shooting of Jayland Walker as compared to the police capture of the Highland shooter suspect.

Dare to Care - July 1st 2022

If we acknowledge the value and the fragility of nature and, at the same time, our God-given abilities, we can finally leave behind the modern myth of unlimited material progress. A fragile world, entrusted by God to human care, challenges us to devise intelligent ways of directing, developing and limiting our power.

Dare to Care - June 24th 2022

“For you love all things that exist, and detest none of the things that you have made; for you would not have made anything if you had hated it”. All change begins with one small step. Commit yourself to reading the Laudato Si’ reflection each week. One paragraph at a time you can stop and reflect on what we are all called to as a Laudato Si’ community!

Dare to Care - June 17th 2022

Please enjoy this week's Laudato Si quote, and reflection questions, learn more about Juneteenth, read articles on Haitian immigration, and commit yourself to reading the Laudato Si’ reflection each week.

Dare to Dare - June 3rd 2022

Please reflect on this week's Laudato Si' quote. Learn about Haiti, about migration patterns, and about justice for immigrants; learn and then teach others. Commit yourself to reading the Laudato Si’ reflection each week, and please remember to share what you have learned with others. Dare to Care!

Dare to Care April 1st 2022

Please reflect on this week's Laudato Si' quote, join our Lenten series, join the Dismantling Racism Committee workshops, join the Laudato Si’ Congregation Workshop, learn about online dangers for children, and USE YOUR VOTER VOICE this week. Dare to Care!

Dare to Care - March 25th 2022

Please reflect on this week's Laudato Si' quote, join our Lenten series, register for the Haiti Partnership Zoom, join the Laudato Si’ Congregation Workshop, learn about online dangers for children, and USE YOUR VOTER VOICE this week. Dare to Care!

Dare to Care March 18th 2022

Please reflect on this week's Laudato Si' quote, join our Lenten series, save the date for the Haiti Partnership Zoom, learn about online dangers for children, and USE YOUR VOTER VOICE this week. Dare to Care!