The four part prayer series was produced by Catholic Climate Covenant and the Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach in 2017. The resource was updated in 2020 in light of the Covid-19 pandemic and the need to avoid large events.
Pope Francis addresses Laudato Si’ to “every person living on this planet” (§3) and outlines the encyclical. Pope Francis:
»» Places his vision in continuity with his papal predecessors (§§3-6) and in harmony with non- Catholic religions and secular thinkers (§§7-9).
This document highlights elements of Laudato Si, or Praised Be, Pope Francis’s encyclical letter on ecology. Citations are included for your reference.
A motivational, inspirational, and instructional webinar with a fantastic group of Catholic creation care champions!
Webinar gives you:
1) Concrete ideas and innovative examples for how to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and the 5th anniversary of Laudato Si”.
2) Information on how other parishes, schools, dioceses, and religious communities have set Laudato Si’ into action.
3) Resources that are available to help you plan for Earth day and Laudato Si' at 5.
Bulletin blurbs from the St. Thomas More Care for Creation Ministry in St. Paul, MN.
All Creation Gives God Praise: Protecting Biodiversity in a Time of Climate Crisis
SPECIAL NOTE: April 22, 2019 marks the 49th anniversary of Earth Day, a secular celebration that many faith communities have incorporated into their annual calendars for awareness and action. This year, Earth Day falls on the Saturday before Easter (April 22nd). Therefore, we recommend celebrating Earth Day during the Easter season or another date that suits your community's schedule.
An information-packed webinar examining:
1) How our food system (the way we produce, transport, and consume food) is responsible for over a quarter of all greenhouse gas emissions.
2) How we can take action, both individually and as Catholic communities, to reduce our damaging “foodprints” on our common home.
3) How we can make food choices that are sustainable, less wasteful, and just.
June 18th, 2019 marks the fourth anniversary of the release of Pope Francis’ encyclical, "Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home." During the past four years, parishes, schools, colleges and universities, healthcare facilities, and religious communities have responded with faith, passion, and enormous creativity to the Pope’s call to care for creation and care for the poor.