With an eye on the 2021 Season of Creation, Christians worldwide will unite on Thursday 21 January to celebrate the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.
From praying together to testifying before lawmakers: How Laudato Si’ Circles bring about change in their communities
Following a parish forum on Laudato Si’, and inspired by the Holy Spirit, the Laudato Si’ Circle Environmental Ministry in Saint John, Indiana, was formed. Concerned about the world we are handing on to future generations, our team is dedicated to taking small steps, involving others, and turning small steps into a human march with our dedicated sisters and brothers globally.
As you’re planning your New Year’s resolutions, keep in mind the 10 below ways you can improve yourself while caring for God’s creation in the new year.
“We need to feel outrage, as Moses did, as Jesus did, as God does in the face of injustice. It is not good for us to become inured to evil; it is not good when our social consciousness is dulled”. All Catholics and Christians should feel outraged by the fact that deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon Rainforest reached a 12-year high in 2020.
The global Catholic Church is united in its efforts to care for our common home and stave off the worst effects of the ecological crisis and climate emergency. Every day, clergy, regular people, and organizations throughout the world care for all members of creation.
Pope Francis recently encouraged countries around the world to work towards net-zero carbon emissions, and he committed the Vatican to reaching that target by 2050.