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Laudato Si Anniversary

This year the global Catholic community is celebrating the sixth anniversary of Pope Francis’  landmark encyclical letter,  Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home (2015).Laudato Si’ offers a vision for building a more just and sustainable world. The lessons of the encyclical can provide a path forward as societies emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, which has brought many parts of the world to a halt. Catholic Climate Covenant and its national Catholic partners invite everyone to participate in this global initiative and use the teachings of Laudato Si’ to guide our actions as we struggle, grow, and transform through this crisis together. Here are some ways you can participate:


  • Visit the website of Catholic Climate Covenant for a comprehensive look at how Catholics are engaging in efforts to combat climate change.

  • Register for the conversation about making your household more sustainable hosted by Sustainable Claremont every Monday night in June. When we think about the goal of transforming our lives to be more sustainable, we know that some of our biggest opportunities at  right at home!  Learn from local residents about their personal motivations and experiences in making their households more energy efficient and sustainable.  Register just once to be automatically registered for all four Mondays!

  • We have big news! Registration is now open for the July 13-15, 2021 virtual LSUS conference: Laudato Si’ and the U.S. Catholic Church: A Conference Series on Our Common Home.”