CARE FOR CREATION with Betsy Reifsnider

We know that God created the whole universe. We also know that all creation has been given into our hands to care for it.

Fr. Mike interviews Betsy Reifsnider about her work with the Catholic Climate Coalition. Betsy tells a story about class she was visiting. She mentioned to the children that some birds might become "extinct' when Mono Lake dries up. Los Angeles is draining the water from the lake.  So the teacher asked the class if they knew the meaning of "extinct." A little 5 year old boy said, "It's when a type of animal dies and something in us dies, too." This child really understands care of creation.

Father Mike and Betsy go on to talk about the effects of climate change, especially how those who cause the least, suffer the most. Betsy mentions that the three mantras of the Holy Father are : the Poor, Peace and Creation.

They also talk about Jesus' relationship with creation and the many references there are in the gospels.  Then Fr. Mike asks Betsy to give some practical advice on how we, as Christians, can become involved. She has many suggestions, some easy and some a bit more challenging.

Don't miss Care for Creation with Betsy Reifsnider on:
1)  TCT March 30 at 6:30 a.m. PT
2)  YouTube (Wordnet Productions);
3)  Direc TV 377
4)  Diocesan Networks of Dubuque, Fresno, Rockville Centre, and Yonkers;
5)  Channel 17 Access San Bernardino (Sunday 5 pm PT)
6)  ESNE (Saturday 10:30 am PT) and
7)  Our website ( 24/7. 
"Springtime is the land awakening.  The March winds are
the morning's yawn!"   Lewis Grizzard​​​​​​​

Take time out for a morning meditation in English or Spanish.  Choose your preference here and take time out for the Holy Spirit to guide you today!
NEVER LOST with Damien Minna

Imagine a young football star with lots of ability and an unlimited future. Then things are turned upside down. Damien earned his degree and had a good job. Then one day he was out on Lake Mead. Somehow he fell off a pontoon boat and injured himself seriously. It turned out that he was paralyzed from the chin down.
In this interview, Damien tells Fr. Mike the long hard struggle he had coming back after four months in the hospital. He shared all the emotions that he experienced, but more importantly the resolve he had. He explains how he had a “backwards” dream. 

You won’t want to miss this truly inspiring story of a brave young man who is now an example and help to many others.

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