Laudato Si' celebrates five years

Five years ago Pope Francis signed Laudato Si’: On Care of Our Common Home on May 24, 2015. In this encyclical Pope Francis challenged the Church and the world to recognize the urgency of the environmental crisis. To celebrate this anniversary week-long observances have been planned church-wide. The theme: Everything is connected.

Catholics are uniting in solidarity for a more just and sustainable future. Click here to take advantage of opportunities and activities being offered online or take time to simply read Laudato Si’. It contains the core values essential to Christianity: embrace the Gospel, live simply, love your neighbor and all of creation. Let us together pray, reflect and do all that we can to build a better world together.