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Laudato Si' Week 2020 - 16 to 24 May

2020 03 31 15 24 35Everything is Connected

Laudato Si’ Week honors the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical on care for our common home. The theme of the week is “everything is connected.”  This week launches a year-long journey of transformation, as we grow through the crisis of the current moment by praying, reflecting, and preparing together for a better world to come tomorrow.

Following Pope Francis’ invitation to join Laudato Si’ Week, Catholics everywhere will reflect and prepare for action 16-24 May.  VISIT Laudato Si' Week 2020...


2020 03 31 15 24 35Min Wullem shares why he loves Finding God in Nature

This year is the 5th anniversary of the publication of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’. It was published on 24 May 2015. Now is an opportune time to review what has happened over that time.

I was born in the Netherlands the year WWII ended. The city where I was had been totally destroyed by the Germans. My father spent most of the war hiding in cellars or lofts, only coming out to attempt to find food after dark. If he had been caught it would have meant one of the harsh working camps for him. READ MORE...


2020 03 31 15 24 35Laudato Si: Five Years on

A reflection from Dr Kevin Treston

Five years ago, on 20th May 2015, Pope Francis published his encyclical letter: Laudato si: on care for our common home. Although previous popes had written about the environment, this was the first encyclical devoted exclusively to humanity’s place in creation

An enduring image for me during the COVID-19 era is the expressed wonder of a person in northern India, turning to the media camera and pointing to the snow capped Himalayan mountains exclaiming, ‘Look, the mountains, no pollution, the first time I’ve ever seen them!’  READ MORE...

2020 03 31 15 24 35 Laudato Si'

Written to his brothers and sisters of the world, Pope Francis’ encyclical has been applauded by both spiritual and scientific leaders.  As the world lives through historical events, Laudato Si’ teaches us how to build a better world–together as we become increasingly aware of the interconnectedness of all things. READ Laudato Si' ...



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