With spring ending and summer beginning, it’s the time of year when people start to move outdoors to take advantage of the nice weather. Whether you’re gardening, camping, going to the beach or grilling in the backyard, you’re out enjoying God’s creation.

At our April Souposium, Patrick Carolan, executive director of Franciscan Action Network, led a reflection on the relationship that we have with creation. He talked about how we are all called to be in right relation with creation and thus with God.

Learn more in these three excerpts from Patrick’s talk:

After the reflection, we had a small group discussion about what we can do to bring about heaven on Earth. So, what do you think?