The St. Francis Pledge
I/We Pledge to:
- PRAY and reflect on the duty to care for God’s Creation and protect the poor and vulnerable.
- LEARN about and educate others on the causes and moral dimensions of climate change.
- ASSESS how we-as individuals and in our families, parishes and other affiliations-contribute to climate change by our own energy use, consumption, waste, etc.
- ACT to change our choices and behaviors to reduce the ways we contribute to climate change.
- ADVOCATE for Catholic principles and priorities in climate change discussions and decisions, especially as they impact those who are poor and vulnerable.
- Franciscans, Sacred Heart Province
- Franciscan Vocation Office
- Secular Franciscan Order
- Poor Clare’s
- Franciscan Action Network
- US Franciscans
- Third Order Federations (Sister’s & Brother’s)
- Quincy University, Quincy Illinois – Begun by the Franciscan Friars in 1859
- Francis of Assisi & Franciscans – A wealth of information