The Magi accomplished their mission with no small amount of commitment and courage - certainly out of their comfort zones! In this time of resolutions, may we also consider committing our lives to a possibly unfamiliar journey - one of amending wasteful practices and acquiring a thirst for knowledge on how best to do this. Some helpful faith-filled resources are:,, and Pope Francis says, “I would like to show how faith convictions can offer Christians… ample motivation to care for nature and for the most vulnerable of their brothers and sisters. If the simple fact of being human moves people to care for the environment of which they are a part, Christians realize that their responsibility within creation, and their duty towards nature and the Creator, are an essential part of their faith” [LS 64]. May we always follow the star of God’s guidance when caring for His creation!

For more information contact Mary Tankersley ([email protected]) or the OLOF Care for Creation ministry, or see