Reading List-Spirituality, Gardening,Theology and More

A Catholic Gardener’s Spiritual Almanac: Cultivating Your Faith Throughout the Year by Margaret Rose Realy, Obl.O.S.B.

A Franciscan View of Creation: Learning to Live in a Sacramental World by Sr. Ilia Delio, O.S.F.

A Garden of Visible Prayer: Creating a Personal Sacred Space One Step at a Time by Margaret Rose Realy, Obl.O.S.B.

A Gospel of Wild Flowers by Rt. Rev. Anthony Footit

Amazonia: New Paths for the Church and for an Integral Ecology (Preparatory Document)

Appalanchin Bishops’ Pastoral Letters: “This Land is Home to Me” (1975) & “At Home in the Web of Life” (1995)

Ask the Beasts: Darwin and the God of Love by Sr. Elizabeth Johnson, C.S.J.

Christianity, Wilderness and Wildlife by Susan Bratton

Cooking for Christ Cookbook by Florence Berger

Creation and the Cross: The Mercy of God for a Planet in Peril by Sr. Elizabeth Johnson, C.S.J.

Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor by Leonardo Boff

Cultivating God’s Garden Through Lent by Margaret Rose Realy, Obl.O.S.B.

Embracing Earth: Catholic Approaches to Ecology by Albert J. Lachance

Eucharist and the Living Earth by Hugh O’Donnell

Evening Thoughts: Reflecting on Earth as a Sacred Community by Fr. Thomas Berry, C.P., Ph.D.

Gerard Manley Hopkins: The Major Works

God is Green: An Eco-Spirituality of Incarnate Compassion by Rev. Dr. Robert E. Shore-Goss

Green Sisters: A Spiritual Ecology by Sarah McFarland Taylor

Healing Plants of the Bible: History, Lore and Meditations by Vincenzina Krymow

Hymn of the Universe, by Fr. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, S.J.

Incarnation: On the Scope and Depth of Christology by Niels Henrik Gregersen

In Defense of Nature – The Catholic Unity of Environmental, Economic and Moral Ecology by Benjamin Wiker

In the Beginning Was the Spirit: Science, Religion and Indigenous Spirituality by Diarmuid O’Murchu

Laudato Si – Pope Francis (2015)

Mary’s Flowers: Gardens, Legends, and Meditations by Vincenzina Krymow

Natural Prayer – Encountering God in Nature by Wayne Simsic

New American Bible, Revised Edition

On Care for Our Common Home, Laudato Si: The Encyclical of Pope Francis on the Environment with Commentary by Sean McDonagh by Pope Francis and Sean McDonagh

Peace with God the Creator, Peace with All of Creation – Pope John Paul II (1990)

Renewing the Earth – U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (1991)

Saint Felix and the Spider – by Dessi Jackson

St. John Bosco and His Big Gray Dog – by Hayley Medeiros

The Columbia River Watershed: Caring for Creation and the Common Good – An International Pastoral Letter by the Catholic Bishops of the Region (2001)

The Divine Milieu by Fr. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, S.J.

The Dream of the Earth – Fr. Thomas Berry, C.P, Ph.D.

The Environment – Pope Benedict XVI

The Garden of God – Toward a Human Ecology – Pope Benedict XVI

The Gospel Told by the Animals by Benedicte Delelis

The Greening of the Church by Fr. Sean McDonagh, SSC

The Monastery Garden Cookbook-Farm-Fresh Recipes for the Home Cook by Victor-Antoine d’Avila-Latourrette

The Saint and His Bees – by Dessi Jackson

They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace and Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change by Fr. John Dear

Thirst by Mary Oliver

To Care for the Earth: A Call to a New Theology by Fr. Sean McDonagh, SSC

Towards a Theology of the Environment by Fr. Paul Haffner

When the Trees Say Nothing: Writings on Nature by Thomas Merton, OCSO