This document highlights elements of Laudato Si, or Praised Be, Pope Francis’s encyclical letter on ecology. Citations are included for your reference.
GreyComm Studios presents a multimedia spoken word representation of Laudato Si'.
This webinar highlights how Laudato Si’ impacted the U.S. Catholic church and what still needs to be done to meet Pope Francis’ challenge as outlined in the encyclical.
Join us to learn how the exponential growth of plastics is threatening the survival of our planet. In this webinar, we hear from Valeria Merino, Vice President for Global Earth Day, about the Earth Day Network's "A World Without Plastic Pollution Earth Day Campaign." Ms. Merino shares the many resources available from the Earth Day network to help us reduce our consumption of plastics. We also unpack the Covenant's Earth Day Program (Beyond a Throwaway Culture: Reduce Waste--Grow Community), and explore how your faith community can celebrate our common home on Earth Day…and every day!
This short video discusses how the parish of Our Mother of Confidence in San Diego, California has taken action to reduce water and energy usage in order to be better stewards of God's creation; these changes have led parish leaders to be more mindful of their natural and financial resources.
This short video discusses the benefits those at Saint James Parish and Academy in Solana Beach, California have experienced since implementing environmentally conscious projects and initiatives in their community. These benefits include facility cost savings, increased opportunities for community building, and an overall sense of improvement in health and wellness among students, staff, and parishioners.
This one-hour webinar features renowned atmospheric scientist and Christian leader Dr. Katharine Hayhoe and Dr. Dan DiLeo, Catholic Climate Covenant consultant and Assistant Professor at Creighton University.
In this webinar, Dr. Hayhoe and Dr. DiLeo explore:
In this webinar, you will learn about:
- How the Dioceses of Toledo and Burlington initiated and inspired Care for Creation activities and successful conferences around Laudato Si’ among the Catholic faithful
- Successful programs and activities they have implemented within Catholic schools and parishes that sustain interest and actions related to Care for Creation and Laudato Si’
- Proven ways to encourage and motivate fellow parishioners to participate in your efforts
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As wildfires rage in California, three hurricanes continue to severely impact millions of people in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean in unprecedented ways. How do we explain these tragic phenomena? What can we do to respond to them and the prospect of future events?