Season of Creation

Season of Creation

The Season of Creation is the annual Christian celebration of prayer and action for our common home. Together, the ecumenical family around the world unites to pray, protect, and advocate for God’s creation.

Over the past two years, we have gone through a world changing event – the COVID-19 pandemic – and through its countless ups and downs, many of us are now comfortable with this new norm of meeting virtually, working from home and even being asked to be muted.

However, what about those without the technological abilities or means? They have been totally excluded and cut off from having a voice. This year’s theme, Listen to the voice of creation challenges us to think about the marginalised people in our community. It is calling on us to identify, listen and amplify their voices.

Season of Creation events at our Diocese

World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

This annual Christian celebration calls us to listen and respond together to the cry of Creation. This year we will unite around the theme, “Listen to the Voice of Creation.”

Join us on 1 September 7.00pm for an evening of prayer and reflection as we commence the Season of Creation 2023.

To register go to: https://seasonofcreation.eventbrite.com.au

Film Competition

You are invited to participate in a competition that involves creating a short film exploring the 2022 Season of Creation theme Listen to the Voice of Creation.

Instructions:

  • The film should be no longer than 1:30 minutes
  • In your film you need to include:
  • Your interpretation and explanation of the 2021 Season
  • of Creation theme – Listen to the Voice of Creation.
  • A quote from scripture
  • Inclusion of the following visual elements: Voice,
  • Hearing, Creation, The Book
  • You will need closed captions
  • Credits – naming individuals, their contributions, any music or soundtracks used

Winners will be announced 15 October at The Factory St Pius X Adamstown during the film viewing event.

Register your interest with Rose McAllister via emailing rose.mcallister@mn.catholic.org.au

Entries are due on 23 September. Submission instructions will be emailed to you.

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