God's Creation Needs You Video Series - Catholic Climate Covenant

Thu, 02/01/2024 (all day) to Fri, 01/31/2025 (all day)
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Information about the Video Series: The God’s Creation Needs You!” video series tells the stories of six Catholic communities across the United States caring for our common home through climate action, advocacy, farming, community organizing, service to others, solar energy, education, prayer, and a focus on environmental justice. Each video is about three to five minutes long and may be shared individually as well as collectively. The videos are a fantastic introduction to the work of U.S. Catholic communities as they respond to Laudato Si’ and Laudate Deum. The series was made possible by a generous grant from the Catholic Communication Campaign.

All the videos have been released:

A preview video for the entire series.

  1. Video #1 features young Catholic voices calling for climate action.
  2. Video #2 highlights the work of Immaculate Conception parish in Hampton, VA as it leads the way and takes action on creation care locally, nationally, and globally.
  3. Video #3 features Mary Queen Catholic parish’s Creation Care Team in Friendswood, TX as it responds to the climate crisis.
  4. Video #4 lifts the work of the Franciscan Friars Conventual’s Little Portion Farm in Ellicott, City, MD and how they are “hearing the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor."
  5. Video #5 ocuses on the environmental and health issues impacting communities in “Cancer Alley” Louisiana. Featuring Covenant Board member Sharon Lavigne (and recipient of the Goldman Environmental Prize and the Laetare Award) the video spotlights how she and other residents of St. James Parish, LA are inspired by their faith as they face ever-growing industrial pollution and organize to demand environmental justice.
  6. Video #6 The final video of the God’s Creation Needs You video series focuses on the prophetic work done by Environmental Justice Program at Catholic Charities, Diocese of Stockton and how Catholic Social Teaching calls them to confront the environmental challenges harming poor and

All the videos can be found here.