“Love the world as your own self; then you can truly care for all things”
Lao Tzu

We show our respect for the Creator by our stewardship of creation. Care for the earth is a requirement of the Catholic faith. We are called to protect people and the planet, living our faith in relationship with all of God’s creation. This environmental challenge has fundamental moral and ethical dimensions that cannot be ignored. 

Last year, Mission Benedict in Mount Angel opened a community garden in order to reduce food insecurity and increase the availability of fresh, healthy food for families in need.